Betty Brower Hardin (’80) was born in Randolph County, North Carolina, on February 10, 1948 to the late Alfred Moore and Virginia Parks Brower. She was a member of Rehobeth United Methodist Church in Ramseur, North Carolina, and attended Asbury United Methodist Church in Greensboro. Betty was a certified public accountant, a graduate of Lees-McRae College and UNCG. She was a 16-year employee of UNCG, working in the Division of Business Affairs and serving as Director of Advancement Services, and was known for her rock-solid dependability. In 1994, Betty was honored with the Gladys Strawn Bullard Award for outstanding leadership and service to UNCG. Betty was a quiet woman who enjoyed the simple things in life and was always more concerned about others than herself. She died tragically on the morning of March 23, 2005 in an automobile accident on her way to work.