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Dentistry School Planned At ECU

Posted April 12, 2006 9:47 a.m. EDT

— The dentists of tomorrow could get their degrees from East Carolina University. On Wednesday, UNC's Board of Governors approved planning for a School of Dentistry.

A vote on funding could come this fall. ECU's chancellor hopes to enroll the first class in 2010. Just this week, experts ranked the school's primary care medical school sixth in the country.