The Board of Governors makes policy decisions for the UNC system and all of its constituent institutions. The board also elects the president of the UNC system — currently Thomas Ross — who oversees the system’s administrative affairs. The N.C. General Assembly elects all 32 voting members of the board to four-year terms. There are non-voting members as well, such as former board chairmen, former governors and the president of the Association of Student Governments.
Committees are often appointed to discuss certain issues. Some of those standing committees include one for audits, budget and finance, educational planning, policies and programs, personnel and tenure, public affairs, strategic directions and university governance.
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The email did not cite reasons for the extension.
The Board of Governors extended their deadline on deciding the fate of Silent Sam until May. Here's what the Board of Governors has said about the plan of action for the confederate monument.
Donald Hornstein, a winner of the 2019 Award of Excellence in Teaching selected by the UNC Board of Governors, has been teaching "Environmental Law and Policy" for around a decade.
On Thursday, the Triangle Business Journal released emails from former Chancellor Carol Folt, drafting the public announcement of her resignation and the removal of Silent Sam's base.
Cates was named chairperson in 1999, making her the first woman to lead the BOT in its history of over 200 years.
The UNC Board of Governors met Friday morning to discuss systemwide chancellor searches, work with state legislature, student fees and tuition and the lack of representation among new appointments.
Board of Governors member Steve Long told WUNC on Tuesday that BOG Chairperson Harry Smith is the reason for not only the resignation of ECU's chancellor this week, but for many of the recent UNC-system departures.
A subcommittee of the Campus Security Committee met to discuss the possibility of creating additional oversight committees to handle Title IX and Clery Act related incidents.
The Board of Governors has extended the deadline for their decision on the future of Silent from March 15 to their May 2019 meeting, a cause of concern for activists.
A petition surfaced that demanded reform to the way the UNC system is governed, especially in the wake of several administrative departures.
“I think the Board of Governors has had ample time to do something. And I believe they've just been dithering.”
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.
UNC "struggled to communicate, prepare, and execute their plans for the August 20, 2018 demonstration."
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.
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.