Thomas Ross

Thomas Ross has been the president of the UNC-system since 2011. He graduated from Davidson and has a law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. After working as a lawyer for a few years then becoming chief of staff for a US Congressman, Ross filled a position in the North Carolina Superior Court, where he served for 17 years. He was also chairman of the UNC-Greensboro Board of Trustees.

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Ross, other NC leaders talk higher education

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK — A fist bump between Tom Ross and Scott Ralls on Wednesday epitomized the working relationship between the UNC system and North Carolina’s community colleges, as well as the friendship between the two departing higher education leaders.