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Mimi Chapman, the current chair of the faculty, poses for a portrait outside the UNC School of Social Work on Jan. 9. Chapman states her goal for the new semester is "to improve communication between the various (leadership) groups."

'What it really means to love Carolina': UNC leaders discuss power tensions

From the Board of Trustees to the Faculty Executive Committee and student governments, many groups have a stake in decision-making at UNC as part of the University's shared governance. Under this model, different bodies collaborate in processes with a goal to benefit campus constituencies. But recently, the integrity and effectiveness of that system has been called into question with controversies swarming around the University.

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A student walks into McClinton Residence Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. Residence Hall One, formerly the Charles B. Aycock Residence Hall, was recently renamed after Hortense McClinton, the first Black faculty member at the University, on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021.

'A step, but it’s not the goal': UNC community members react to building renamings

In December, the University announced it would rename two buildings on campus, for Henry Owl, the first American Indian student and student of color to attend UNC, and Hortense McClinton, the first Black faculty member at UNC. These renamings are part of an ongoing effort to address campus buildings with names tied to white supremacists. But some community members say it's only a step in a larger process.

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The back entrance to South Building is pictured through the Old Well on Oct. 17, 2021. 

Op-ed: UNC Chancellor is facing pressure for new provost decision

"The search for a new provost is coming to an end, and the Chancellor is under significant pressure to make a particular choice. Based on the information that is being relayed to me by multiple sources, our trustees and the UNC System are dictating his choices to the point that he really has none to make."

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