Tag:east carolina university

  • BOG Chairman Smith to end communications with ECU

    Editor’s note: This story was corrected after initial publication to note that Margaret Spellings ordered the 360 review of Cecil Staton. The leader of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors says he’s cutting ties with East Carolina University. “After consultation with my…

  • BOG chairman cites need for understanding among board members

    The chairman of the University of North Carolina System’s Board of Governors says board members are still dealing with communication challenges and “high emotions,” but he didn’t offer details. The board is “tackling some issues that have plagued the system for a long time,” Harry…

  • BOG Member: New ECU Chancellor Has Right Mix of Experience

    East Carolina University’s newly elected chancellor has unprecedented political experience and a diverse resume that will serve the university well, says UNC Board of Governors member David Powers. East Carolina University Chancellor-elect Cecil Staton (photo courtesy of Valdosta State University) Cecil Staton, current interim president of Valdosta State University…