UNC-system President Search

On Jan. 16, UNC-system President Tom Ross announced that he would be resigning from his position in January 2016. In a news conference that same day, Ross made it clear that he was not leaving his position voluntarily.

Students and faculty have since made clear that they hope to be involved in the search for and selection of Ross' successor. 

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Opinion: UNC Board of Governors’ practices need reform

Clearly, the Board of Governors’ selection process for UNC-system president is not working the way it should. It has been characterized by infighting, calls for board chairperson John Fennebresque’s resignation and acrimony between the board and the North Carolina legislature.