Portrait of James R. Leutze.
James R. Leutze (1935- ) served as Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) from 1990 to 2003. He had a significant impact at UNCW and under his command, the university became one of the top 10 public regional undergraduate universities in the south. Leutze received a Master's degree from the University of Miami and Doctorate degree from Duke University. He served in the U.S. Air Force, rising to the rank of Captain and worked as a legislative assistant to Senator Hubert Humphrey. Leutze worked as a professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and served as Chair of Curriculum for Peace, War and Defense. He also served as president of Hampden-Sydney College. Additionally, Leutze created the international affairs program, Globe Watch, which ran on public television networks nationally and internationally. Leutze was named Chancellor Emeritus at UNCW in 2003, and a building on UNCW's campus was named Leutze Hall in his honor.
Leutze, James R., 1935-; University of North Carolina, Wilmington; College teachers
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