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Grace Harris, Vital Piece of VCU History, Dies at 84

Grace E. Harris, whose leadership helped shape Virginia Commonwealth University during a pioneering 48-year career at the university, died on Jan. 12, 2018 at the age of 84. Harris joined the social work faculty at Richmond Professional Institute in 1967, a year before the school merged with the Medical College of Virginia to form VCU, and she would prove to be an integral part of the university’s foundation and growth in the ensuing decades. Throughout the course of her career, Harris would rise to the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs at VCU, becoming the first African-American woman to serve as the chief academic officer at a four-year public university in Virginia. Read More

 

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