Tag:UNC Board of Governors

  • UNC Board of Governors leader: Everything is fine

    The relationship between the University of North Carolina’s president and Board of Governors is strong, not strained, the board’s leading member said after the withdrawal of UNC President Margaret Spellings’ nominee for the open chancellorship at Western Carolina University. The statement follows a July 12 board…

  • WCU chancellor search reveals rift between Spellings, BOG

    The search for a new chancellor at Western Carolina University is exposing a growing and contentious divide between the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors and UNC President Margaret Spellings. On July 12, the full board was slated to vote on a nominee for…

  • UNC president reflects on her first two years

    CHAPEL HILL — Two years after taking her seat as president of the University of North Carolina, Margaret Spellings is “pleased, but not satisfied” with her work so far. It’s been a busy and chaotic climb. During her first year in office, Spellings, along with the…

  • UNC BOG unsure if hospital deal will help N.C.

    CHAPEL HILL — University of North Carolina leaders aren’t sure whether a partnership between UNC Health Care and Carolinas HealthCare System would help — or hurt — North Carolinians, UNC President Margaret Spellings said Friday. The plan, introduced in August, would join the two nonprofit systems, making…

  • UNC Center for Civil Rights breaking away from university

    CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina Law School’s Center for Civil Rights is cutting ties with the university system. Center lawyers Mark Dorosin and Elizabeth Haddix, who were fired Nov. 30, have filed paperwork moving the organization from under the UNC umbrella. The…