Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute

Established in 1966, the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute was founded to encourage and facilitate research that would improve the lives of children. The institute supports the work of more than 200 researchers from a variety of disciplines. Major projects have included work on developmental disabilities, early childcare and education, and public policy. The institute operated on on-site daycare facility for more than forty years. It is named for former UNC president Frank Porter Graham.


Date Established: 1966

Date Range: 1966 – Present