Tag:UNC Board of Governors

  • 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…

  • 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…