“I think the Board of Governors has had ample time to do something. And I believe they've just been dithering.”
Kevin Guskiewicz's longevity at UNC is full of awards and accolades — though the student body, and even some faculty, are left with concern for the decorated interim chancellor.
The UNC Employee Forum held a general meeting yesterday to discuss a wide range of topics relevant to employee life at UNC.
Since 2016, Guskiewicz has been the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, a college that has over 70 academic departments, programs, institutes and centers. The college has over 17,000 undergraduates and 2,400 graduate students.
Students have protested and advocated for a center on campus solely dedicated to the Latinx community since 2007. Now, the Carolina Latinx Center will have its own space and focus on community, service, scholarship and engagement.
Carol Folt gave her final remarks in a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, her last day as chancellor of UNC. We take a look back at previous chancellors to get a glimpse into what the road ahead might look like.
"I love UNC. I would not do this job if I didn’t love UNC. But with that love comes expectations — expectations of transparency, of access, of truth."
Students reflect on Chancellor Folt's legacy and their hopes for the next chancellor in the face of Folt's tumultuous relationship with students.
Carol Folt completed her last day at UNC on Thursday, which elicited a mixed reaction from students. The Daily Tar Heel asked students in the Pit what they would want to say to Folt on her last day as chancellor.
The UNC Board of Trustees held their last meeting with Chancellor Carol Folt in attendance Thursday morning. She gave her final remarks and was awarded The Order of the Long Leaf Pine by N.C. Governor Roy Cooper.
On Aug. 30, Dwayne Dixon, an adjunct professor in the Department of Asian Studies, was charged with simple assault over allegations of striking editor-in-chief of Big League Politics, Patrick Howley. Along with his arrest, Dixon received a trespass notice, barring him from entering McCorkle Place, where Silent Sam once stood.
At the UNC-system Board of Governors' January meeting, loose ends were discussed regarding Silent Sam and student demonstrators in addition to status updates on other University issues.
Interim UNC-system President Bill Roper laid out his main criteria for finding an interim chancellor at a Faculty Executive Committee meeting Friday.
The residence hall was built in 1924, 12 years after Aycock's death.
Chancellor Carol Folt’s term only has 9 days left, and the Faculty Executive Committee convened with her before her leave.
Student Admissions Ambassadors have to tackle difficult questions during tours, and find a way to tactfully explain the recent events to prospective students and parents.
In recent months, the role of the UNC-system Board of Governors and UNC-Chapel Hill's Board of Trustees has been highlighted surrounding the Silent Sam controversy and Chancellor Carol Folt’s resignation.
Developments in the ongoing Silent Sam controversy may have dominated the news cycle during the final year of Chancellor Carol Folt's reign, but the academic fraud scandal was among the first to mar Folt's chancellorship.