Bennett College president to deliver UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture

Oct. 23, 2013 @ 01:54 PM

Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall, president of Bennett College in Greensboro, will deliver the 21st annual UNC Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture Oct. 24.

Fuse-Hall has worked for the UNC system as the corporate secretary to the Board of Governors; the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences; and at St. Lawrence University as the director of minority affairs. She is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and Rutgers School of Law.

The program will include remarks from newly installed Chancellors Dr. Carol Folt of UNC-Chapel Hill and Dr. Debra Saunders-White of North Carolina Central University, the first time all three women will appear together since assuming their positions.

The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History at UNC-Chapel Hill was established on July 1, 1988. Initially known as the Black Cultural Center, it was renamed for beloved faculty member Dr. Sonja Haynes Stone after her untimely passing in 1991, according to the university. Upon its inception, The Stone Center focused its attention on raising awareness of and appreciation for African-American culture by the campus community.

  • Reception immediately following program. Please RSVP to or call 919-962-9001.
  • When: Oct. 24, 7 p.m.
  • Where: Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 S. Road, Chapel Hill

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