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ECU Considers School Of Dentistry

Posted July 20, 2005 3:52 a.m. EDT

— East Carolina University will try again for a dental school.

Trustees want to establish a program that would train dentists to serve poor communities.

The UNC Board of Governors rejected a proposal in 2002 that called for a research-intensive program similar to one at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.