John Kanipe was Secretary for North Carolina State Student Body for the fall semester of 1961. In addition to his responsibilities as secretary, he also served alongside Norris Tolson and Bill Jackson in Governor Terry Sanford’s oversight committee, the Student Committee for a Better North Carolina. He served as secretary for only one semester, and graduated in the fall of 1961. He was immediately admitted to the North Carolina State College Graduate School, but Student Government regulations stated that all serving officers must be undergraduates; he was replaced in the spring semester of 1962 by Jack Jordan.

Years at State

Student Government Secretary, 1961

Class of 1962


Agromeck (1962)

“3 State Men Appointed To Governor’s Committee” Technician Vol. XLVI, No. 11 (October 9 1961), 1.

“SG Takes Exemption Poll; Jordan Named Secretary” Technician Vol. XLVI, No. 44 (February 12 1962), 1.

“State Professors To Discuss Fallout On WUNC-TV” Technician Vol. XLVI, No. 18 (October 25 1961), 1.