John Lampe becomes Engineering dean
John Harold Lampe becomes Dean of the School of Engineering. During his time at NC State, Lampe oversaw the expansion of the engineering program as it became one of the largest in the country, while also facilitating the addition of new instructional and research programs, especially nuclear engineering. Lampe retired from NC State in 1962.
Jim Hunt graduates
Hunt later earned an MS in 1962. He became the 69th and 71st Governor of North Carolina (19771985, and 19932001), making him the state's longest service chief executive.