Flag Alert: Lowering of United States and North Carolina flags in tribute to former UNC Chancellor Paul Hardin

Raleigh

MEMORANDUM

To: Cabinet Secretaries; Council of State Members; Office of the UNC President; Administrative Office of the Courts; Office of Administrative Hearings; General Assembly; North Carolina Community College System; Governor’s Mansion; Governor’s Office

From: Secretary Machelle Sanders

Re: Lowering of United States and North Carolina flags in tribute to former UNC Chancellor Paul Hardin

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all United States and North Carolina flags at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, July 8 in tribute to former UNC Chancellor Paul Hardin. Hardin died July 1 at age 86.

A memorial service will be held at University United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill on Saturday, July 8 at 3 p.m. Hardin served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1988 to 1995.

For flag information, contact the NCDOA Communications Office at alexandra.mendoza@doa.nc.gov or 919-807-2404. To join the North Carolina Flag Alert list, visit https://ncadmin.nc.gov/subscribe-flag-alerts. To review the North Carolina State Government Flag Guide, visit http://www.doa.nc.gov/facility/documents/flagbrochure.pdf.

This press release is related to: