UNCG Campus Weekly

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Karl Schleunes among new officers at Friends of UNCG Libraries

Photo of Dr. Karl SchleunesThe Friends of the UNCG Libraries elected new officers at their recent annual meeting.

The new chair of the Friends is Dr. Karl Schleunes of Greensboro, professor emeritus of history at UNCG, where he specialized in Modern German History and the Holocaust. Schleunes taught for 45 years, including 39 years at UNCG. Major publications include “The Twisted Road to Auschwitz: Nazi Policy toward German Jews, 1933-1939” and “Legislating the Holocaust: The Bernhard Loesener Memoirs.” Schleunes notes that he has been a denizen of UNCG’s Jackson Library since the tower went up in 1973, and can often be found there working in his faculty study on the 8th floor.

The new vice-chair/chair elect is Camille Payton of Greensboro. Payton has been practicing law since 1993. A native of Kinston, N.C., she graduated from UNC Chapel Hill and the University of Texas before practicing law in Greensboro. Payton has extensive trial experience and practices in the areas of workers compensation and personal injury.

Newly elected to the board for three-year terms were Jud Franklin, Elizabeth Hudson, Afrique Kilimanjaro and Mary Ellen Shiflett of Greensboro and Joyce Traver of Brown Summit. Re-elected to a second term were Billie Durham of Asheboro and Camille Payton of Greensboro.

By Barry Miller
Full story at UNCG FOL web page.