UNC Board of Governors Chairman Randy Ramsey

Monday numbers: UNC-Wilmington’s $4.1 million penalty

BY: - November 20, 2023

The UNC System Board of Governors voted last week to fine UNC-Wilmington $4.1 million for exceeding its out-of-state student enrollment cap two years in a row. The penalty is the largest since 1986, when the system implemented the cap to ensure campuses in the 16-university system would prioritize North Carolinians in enrollment. Now the Board […]

UNC System leaders: Chapel Hill tenure question should remain at campus level

BY: - May 26, 2021

As controversy continues this week over the failure of  the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees to vote on tenure for acclaimed journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones, top UNC system leaders said they would not intervene in the matter. As Policy Watch reported Wednesday, the campus’ tenure committee re-submitted the Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for consideration by the […]

PW Exclusive: After COVID-19 clusters, UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Chair appeals for local decision on in-person instruction, dorms

BY: - August 15, 2020

Dr. Mimi Chapman, chair of the UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, has appealed to the UNC Board of Governors to allow the school’s chancellor to choose whether to end in-person instruction and on-campus for the fall semester. Chapman’s letter, dated Saturday, came after the school confirmed its third cluster of infections in two days. The third cluster […]

UNC System forming task force to examine racial equity issues

BY: - June 9, 2020

On Monday the chairs of the UNC Faculty and Staff Assemblies and president of the UNC Association of Student Governments called on the UNC Board of Governors to respond to the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and the resulting international protests against police violence and racial inequity. On Tuesday, Interim […]