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Saturday November 26th

Faculty And Administration


Van Dobson's departure leaves gap in Facilities Services leadership at UNC

Yet another leadership gap appeared in an ailing division of the University with the December departure of former Facilities Services director Van Dobson. But University officials said the transition to Interim Director Ray DuBose has been smooth, and that all signs point to a better future for rebuilding the unit, which oversees housekeeping, grounds and building services, among others — totaling more than 1,000 employees.

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UNC system cuts 11 administrative positions

The UNC system has been forced to cut vital resources in the classroom, and now it is cutting some of its leaders. The UNC General Administration, which includes President Thomas Ross and other senior officers, abolished 11 positions to cope with the budget cuts — and it could bring an axe to even more.

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