university_relations_press_releases_4_7_1972.pdf 

Holton signs separation bill,

Press release date April 7, 1972 detailing the separation of George Mason College from the University of Virginia. The document describes the meeting in Richmond between representatives of George Mason College and Northern Virginia and the Governor of Virginia, A. Linwood Holton at which Governor Holton signed the bill officially separating the two entities. The document also contains a fairly detailed history of the development of George Mason University beginning with its inception in 1957. Four pages.

Creator : Information Service, George Mason College of the University of Virginia

Date : 7 April 1972

Source : George Mason University Office of University Relations press releases Box 3, Folder 7

Rights : Copyright George Mason University

Citation: Information Service, George Mason College of the University of Virginia, “Holton signs separation bill, ,” A History of George Mason University, accessed September 16, 2019, http://ahistoryofmason.gmu.edu/items/show/120.