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Tuesday April 13th

Carol Folt

Carol Folt was the 11th chancellor of UNC and the first woman to hold the position, and she took office on July 1, 2013. She was officially installed on Oct. 12, 2013. She came to UNC after acting as the interim president of Dartmouth College. Folt announced her resignation on January 14, 2019 while simultaneously authorizing the removal of Silent Sam's base and tablets from McCorkle Place.



A pro-Confederate protester shakes hands with UNC Police officer Timothy Tickle after Tickle explained to protesters the boundaries of UNC's campus on March, 16, 2019.The pro-Confederate group then left campus. Photo courtesy of Daniel Hosterman.

Confederate group brings guns to campus; no arrests made

On Saturday, a confederate group showed up to UNC's main campus near Silent Sam's former location in McCorkle Place. The group was joined by members armed with guns and knives who stood near Memorial Hall. UNC Police responded to the group's presence on campus, but made no arrest at the sight of the armed members. 

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