Alumni Spotlight: William J. McCrea

William J. McCrea (Bill), BA '75, is Director of Regional Museums in North Carolina.  As part of the 50th anniversary of the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City, NC, McCrea organized a two-day symposium on "North Carolina Women and the Underground Railroad."  The program included a dinner and lecture by Dr. Rex Ellis, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs, National Museum of African-American History and Culture at the Smithsonian Institution. Continuing education credit was offer to teachers who attended with the goal of getting this important aspect of history into the classroom.

To take a look at the symposium program click here. 

To learn more about alumni William J. McCrea click here to view his profile.