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UNC-Chapel Hill

UNC-Chapel Hill grapples with non-discrimination policies, will set tone for university system

BY: - July 27, 2023

The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees began work Wednesday on changing the university’s non-discrimination policies after last month’s U.S. Supreme Court decision against using race in admissions. At a full day of committee hearings, board members crafted language expected to be brought to a vote at Thursday’s full board meeting. Dean Weber, head of the […]

UNC Faculty Council holds emergency meeting on potential ousting of chancellor

BY: - July 14, 2021

Faculty Chairwoman says a source told her Clayton Somers and John Hood are being considered as replacements for Guskiewicz. UNC-Chapel Hill’s Faculty Council held an emergency meeting on Wednesday to discuss concerns over the potential removal of the school’s chancellor by the UNC Board of Governors.  “I would not ask you to do this if […]

UNC-Chapel Hill trustees elect new leadership

BY: - July 14, 2021

Despite rumors, status of Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz is not a topic of discussion at newly configured board’s first meeting  The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees elected new leadership on Wednesday, following the appointment of six new members to the body.  David Boliek will serve as chair of the board, with John Preyer as vice chair, […]

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As board prepares to vote on Hannah-Jones tenure, struggle continues over direction of UNC

BY: - June 29, 2021

Tenure supporters express optimism even as outside political pressure mounts After more than a month of headlines, revelations, petitions and protests, the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday to confront the issue of tenure for Nikole Hannah-Jones.

UNC’s Student Body President met with Chancellor to discuss Hannah-Jones’ tenure case, racism in the university

BY: - June 23, 2021

UNC Chapel Hill Student Body President Lamar Richards met with Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz on Wednesday to discuss student concerns after the fallout of the Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure case.  Richards discussed his conversation with Guskiewicz at the inaugural Campus President Council meeting, saying the chancellor was receptive to their concerns but offered little in terms of […]