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UNC-CH Turns to Public for Money to Complete Renovation

Posted March 17, 2001 6:00 a.m. EST

— UNC-Chapel Hill officials are not relying on state funds to finish the renovation of Memorial Hall.

School leaders are asking the the public to help raise $5 million to complete the project. The UNC construction bond package included $9 million for the renovation, but that did not cover the entire cost.

North Carolina native Andy Griffith is the honorary chairman of the fund-raising campaign.