The North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine was established in 1978, admitted its first class of DVM students in August 1981, dedicated its main facility in April 1983, and graduated its first class of veterinarians in May 1985.
Dr. Terrence Curtin, founding dean of the NCSU CVM, has completed his history of the college. The College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University: A Personal Perspective of Its Founding is available from the N. C. Veterinary Medical Foundation, Inc.
Thanks to Dr. Curtin, Dr. Smallwood, Dr. Bristol, Dr. Sorrell, and Wendy Savage of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Adam Berenbak, Brian Dietz, and others in the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center and University Archives for contributing historical materials and expertise to this project.
University Archives materials are from collections UA 100.001.3, UA 100.001.35, UA 145.001.3. Detailed citations available on request.
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