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Carolina Story: Virtual Museum of University History

Frank Borden Hanes (1920-2013) and Barbara Lasater Hanes (1920-1990) and the Hanes Art Center

In 1985, a new building for the art department was completed and named the Frank Borden and Barbara Lasater Hanes Art Center.  Frank Hanes, a 1942 graduate of Chapel Hill, was the first chairman of the university's Arts and Sciences Foundation, which generates private support for the College of Arts and Sciences.  He also helped establish and raise funds for professorships and for the library. He was also an author and active in arts and philanthropic organizations. Barbara Lasater Hanes was a civic leader in Winston-Salem and worked for health care campaigns and arts organizations.