Students at N.C. Central University, one of UNC system's five HBCUs. Photo courtesy of Keisha Williams. 

Lawsuit accuses NCCU chancellor and two BOG members of misconduct

Former NCCU vice chancellor for administration and finance, Benjamin Durant, alleges he was wrongfully terminated by NCCU Chancellor Johnson Akinleye, who was responsible for the misappropriation of state funds.


N.C. Central University

Location: Durham, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1910

Total enrollment (fall 2014): 8,155

Undergraduate enrollment: 6,369

Undergraduate applicants (fall 2011): 6,369

Acceptance rate: 61 percent

Graduation rate (after four years, 2010): 14.8 percent

Sports nickname: Eagles

In-state undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-15): $3,450.57

Website: www.nccu.edu

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Moral Monday arrestees weigh legal options

Court officials in Wake County are looking to simplify the aftermath of nearly 1,000 people being arrested over the dozen Moral Monday protests this summer — but some UNC-affiliated arrestees say they are hesitant to comply.