In Memoriam: William Clyde Friday

William C. Friday at the 2008 Caldwell Awards Ceremony

The North Carolina Humanities Council is very saddened by the passing of William Clyde Friday, noted educator, statesman, and humanities advocate. Among his many honors, Mr. Friday was the recipient of the 1999 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities. In 2008, he delivered the annual Caldwell Lecture for the Humanities.