Q. Who was Whitaker Library named after?


Opened in 1968, the library is named after ‚ÄčDr. Bruce E. Whitaker (1921-2009), who served as the nineteenth President of Chowan College (now Chowan University) from 1957- 1989. Under Dr. Whitaker’s leadership the campus flourished, and many new facilities where built including the library. Upon retirement the Board of Trustees granted Dr. Whitaker President Emeritus status.










To the left is Dr. Whitaker's portrait which hangs in the library.


  • Last Updated Jun 01, 2017
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