In Memoriam

Hayden Bentley Renwick (1935-2009)

Hayden Renwick, a longtime dean and administrator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, died last month from heart disease. He was 74 years old.

A native of Statesville, North Carolina, in 1956 Renwick graduated from Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. After serving in the Army he took a position as a physical education instructor at North Carolina A&T State University. He later earned a master’s degree in education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

During his career at Chapel Hill he served as assistant director of undergraduate admissions, assistant dean, and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. From 1988 to 1991 he was associate chancellor at Fayetteville State University.

Norrece T. Jones Sr. (1920-2009)

Norrece T. Jones Sr., a longtime administrator at Cheyney University in Pennsylvania, died from pneumonia last month at a retirement community in Germantown, Pennsylvania. He was 89 years old.

Jones was born in South Carolina but went to high school in Ocean City, New Jersey. While an undergraduate at Hampton University in Virginia, he was a champion boxer. After graduation from Hampton he studied business administration at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In 1948 he was hired as a bookkeeper at Cheyney University. After a career of 35 years at Cheyney he retired in 1983 as vice president for fiscal affairs.