Christi Hurt, the interim vice chancellor for Student Affairs, will leave her post on Aug. 16 to join a firm that advises universities on campus safety services, according to a press release from the University. She will also complete her doctorate at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
She was named acting vice chancellor after the resignation of Winston Crisp, who served in the position from 2010 until his retirement in October of last year. One month before he retired, WRAL released texts and emails from the night of Silent Sam’s toppling, which included an exchange between Crisp and Hurt.
Jonathan Sauls, associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs, will become the new interim vice chancellor while the nationwide search for a permanent replacement continues.
Hurt will become vice president for strategic initiatives for Cozen O’Connor’s Institutional Response Group, and its affiliate, Margolis Healy and Associates.
The website of Cozen O’Connor says it ranks among the top 100 law firms in the country, and has a client list including Fortune 500 companies and high-profile individuals.