UNC to rename dental school after dentist with $27M gift

Chapel Hill-based University of North Carolina will rename its dental school after receiving a $27.68 million donation, the largest in the university's history, according to The News and Observer.

Claude Adams, DDS, a Durham, N.C.-based dentist, donated the money as a bequest. He died in 2018.

In recognition of Dr. Adams, UNC will rename its dental school the UNC Claude A. Adams Jr. and Grace Phillips Adams School of Dentistry.

The donation will also go toward scholarships, professorships, staff awards and services programs for students.

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