Topics: UNC system

UNC-system President search process revisited

CARY — Students and faculty have made clear over the past week through public statements, letters to the editor and social media that they want a say in the search for UNC-system President Tom Ross’ successor.

Faculty Council wants a role in picking Tom Ross’ successor


After the UNC-system Board of Governors forced President Tom Ross to resign earlier this month in a surprise move, faculty members at UNC worry they won’t have a voice in picking Ross’ successor. 

UNC-system happenings for Jan. 21, 2015

Part of an update on UNC-system schools.

UNC-system President Tom Ross forced to resign Friday


Today, following the holiday weekend, UNC-system President Tom Ross will return to his Chapel Hill office — a familiar space he’s occupied for the past four years.

New student fee on UNC-system Board of Governors' agenda

In an effort to address concerns swirling around issues such as sexual assault and alcohol abuse, the UNC-system Board of Governors’ budget and finance committee will vote Thursday on a $30 UNC campus security fee for students.

UNC-system happenings for Nov. 25, 2014

Appalachian State University has experienced three student deaths this semester — two of which happened in the last 11 days.

Association of Student Governments focuses on tuition at last meeting of 2014

The UNC-system Association of Student Governments held their last meeting of 2014 on Saturday at UNC-Pembroke — focusing largely on tuition and fees discussions that have already begun on several campuses.

Students push to democratize Board of Governors

A new UNC student group is looking to change the way students interact with the UNC-system Board of Governors — and hoping to increase student input in the board’s decision-making.

UNC-system happenings for Oct. 24, 2014

UNC-system happenings.

Traditional MBA program no longer offered at Wake Forest

The Wake Forest University School of Business is no longer offering the traditional daytime master's of business administration program to incoming students. 

Two dozen UNC centers under review

Twenty-six of UNC-CH’s 80 research centers and institutes will be scrutinized further as a UNC Board of Governors review of the UNC system’s centers continues.

UNC-system happenings for Oct. 15, 2014

Jean-Michel Cousteau, a distinguished underwater explorer, called for action to protect endangered ocean resources at a recent lecture he gave at East Carolina University.

Report says NC universities remain a good deal


North Carolina ranks second in the nation for having the lowest in-state public university tuition for low-income students, according to a report released by the New America Foundation.

ASG talks youth voting, voter mobilization

As the first day of early voting draws closer, the UNC-system Association of Student Governments focused on strategies for student voter engagement at its monthly meeting Oct. 3-4 at UNC-Wilmington.

UNC-system happenings for Sept. 15, 2014

A regular update on UNC-system schools.

Talks continue on UNC-system research cuts


A potential $15 million budget cut to UNC-system research centers and institutes remains in limbo as the UNC Board of Governors continued discussing the issue at a meeting Thursday.

UNC system updates online search website

The UNC system rolled out a redesigned website for online education Thursday, making it easier to navigate for nontraditional students applying for an online degree.

UNC-system happenings for Sept. 8, 2014

Winston-Salem State University might have a new chancellor in less than a week.

Student Action with Workers demands conversation with UNC-system president

When Senior Abigail Owens and members of Student Action with Workers presented UNC-system President Tom Ross with a letter asking for a meeting Tuesday, she said the University could do a better job of upholding its motto.

UNC-system happenings for September 2, 2014

A recent report analyzing poverty in the U.S. put four North Carolina cities among the top 15 urban areas with the fastest growing number of poverty-stricken residents.