Collection Number: 40470

Collection Title: David Timothy McCoy Papers, 1980-1986

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Size .5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 400 items)
Abstract Papers of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health faculty member David Timothy McCoy include reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, and notes relating to his work on the Advisory Committee on Minority Affairs for the Division of Health Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Creator McCoy, David Timothy.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the David Timothy McCoy Papers #40470, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Donated by Meredith McCoy in December 2016 (RT. 20161213.1).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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David Timothy McCoy is a faculty member at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health whose research interests include minority health, substance abuse, violence prevention, state governance, organizational and public health leadership, and American Indian legal and health issues. He is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians and was the first American Indian to serve in several roles in North Carolina state government, including State Controller, State Budget Director, and Secretary of Transportation. In the mid-1980s, he was the director of the Master of Public Health Program for American Indians at the School of Public Health. Beginning in the late 1980s, he served as the deputy director of the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs. He served as legal counsel and deputy secretary at the North Carolina Department of Administration, then served on the staff of Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. as both Deputy Chief of Staff and the Secretary of Transportation. In the early 2000s, he served the state as the State Budget Director under Governor Mike Easley. From 2008 through 2014, he served as the State Controller for the state of North Carolina. He retired from public service in 2014.

McCoy received his JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1985, his MPH from the University of North Carolina School of Public Health in 1982, and his M.Ed. from the University of Georgia in 1979. He was the first member of a federally recognized tribe to graduate from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

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Papers of David Timothy McCoy related to his work on the Advisory Committee on Minority Affairs for the Division of Health Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the 1980s. They include reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, and notes.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Carson Fish and Jennifer Coggins, December 2016

Encoded by: Jackie Dean, December 2016

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