Dressed in cap and gown are Chancellor Nelson Ferebee Taylor of the University of North Carolina, Lewis Thomas, president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Frederick C. Robbins, dean of the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Donald S. Fredrickson, director of the National Institutes of Health, Congressman Richardson Preyer of North Carolina, and Christopher C. Fordham III, dean of the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina. They are standing between wing chairs. A built in bookcase, candles and a portrait are behind them.
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