‘I’m flabbergasted’: UNC leaders blindsided by trustees' decision on School of Civic Life and LeadershipBy Abby Pender | Jan. 30
The UNC Board of Trustees passed a resolution on Thursday to “accelerate” the creation of a new program — the School for Civic Life and Leadership.
- Proposals for new schools, degrees and curriculums have historically come from faculty leaders and their vote is required for approval. UNC law professor Eric Muller said no member of the faculty knew of this “major development.”
- Provost Chris Clemens also said at a Monday Faculty Executive Committee meeting that he didn't know the resolution was coming from the Board — "I was surprised," he said.
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