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Students could be expelled for disrupting campus free speech, according to a policy drafted by UNC-system BOG
A Board of Governors committee began drafting a policy that would allow the expulsion of students who repeatedly disrupt freedom of speech or expression on campus.
UNC-system President Margaret Spellings and other higher education leaders concluded universities have made limited progress in areas identified for reform 11 years ago.
The White House announced a new order banning almost all travel to the United States from seven countries, citing national security threats Sunday.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has done away with Obama-era rules on how schools should deal with sexual assaults under federal Title IX law Friday.
After months of protest and debate, the UNC Board of Governors voted to ban litigation at all UNC-system academic centers Friday.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally announced the end to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — an Obama-era executive action that shields young, undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Students donned orange in the Pit Thursday to protest the possible closing of the Center for Civil Rights.
The UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Executive Committee asked the UNC Board of Governors to vote against closing the Center for Civil Rights. The committee passed a resolution Thursday saying the proposed policy "makes it harder for campuses within the system to pursue their mission."