Unity of Spirit

William Friday discusses the challenges of campus unity amongst schools in land grant colleges and recalls developing NC State's spirit of unity in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

Interview on 2011-09-13

Transcript

00:00:00.000 We were trying very hard to create a unity of spirit idea.
00:00:05.067 Too many land grant colleges are collections of schools and they don't think of a woven together fabric.
00:00:14.034 Well we had people from each of those areas and we all decided well no, the golden fleece was going to be the mechanism to do this and we wanted to speak with one voice, showing one strength, and we tried to build a spirit of unity in all that we did, and I think we were pretty successful at it.