Dr. Ann Saab died on Feb. 25. A graduate of Wellesley College, she earned her doctorate from Harvard-Radcliffe University. She came UNCG in 1965 to join the Department of History and served as department head from 1978 to 1984. She was an American Association of University Women fellow and in 1981 received a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities. She was the author of “The Origins of the Crimean Alliance” and “Reluctant Icon: Gladstone, Bulgaria, and the Working Classes, 1856–1878.”
At UNCG, she also served as acting head of the Department of Classical Civilization (now Classical Studies) and assistant chancellor.
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