On July 6, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced changes to temporary exemptions for students on F-1 and M-1 visas taking online classes in the fall because of the pandemic. Under the exemptions, students who are taking an entirely remote course load are not allowed to remain in the country, and if they do not leave or take measures like transferring to another school with in-person classes, they face potential deportation.
Earlier in June, former ECU Chancellor Cecil Staton filed a lawsuit against the UNC System over his resignation in March 2019. Here’s what you need to know.
The N.C. Supreme Court ruled in a 4-3 decision in May that UNC would be required to release the disciplinary records for individuals found responsible of committing rape, sexual assault or other acts of sexual misconduct. Two months later, the University has yet to release 11 sexual assault records.
A group of UNC organizations met virtually in a panel discussion Monday in commemoration of Immigrant Heritage Month, and to hold a space for students to highlight their own immigrant experiences.
In 2019, the U.S. Department of Education reported multiple findings that the University had violated the Clery Act, failing to report and compile crime statistics for years. Earlier today, Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz announced UNC has entered into a settlement with the department, which includes the University paying a $1.5 million fine and agreeing to participate in a post-review monitoring program to further address violations.
Art Pope — a well-known and formidable conservative figure within North Carolina politics — was appointed by the N.C. Senate Thursday evening to the UNC Board of Governors.
Peter Hans was elected unanimously as the next UNC System president at an emergency Board of Governors meeting Friday. Hans is the ninth president of the N.C. Community College System and has previously served on three terms on the Board. The search for a permanent UNC System president began a year ago.
A 16-year ban on renaming buildings, monuments and landscapes on UNC's campus has been lifted, the Board of Trustees voted Wednesday.
Over 50 people gathered virtually Monday for a Solidarity and Action Virtual Vigil hosted by the Undergraduate Senate to discuss topics like mental health and self care, and campaigns to push for change on UNC's campus to address issues of racial and social injustice.
In Wednesday's Chairs' Leadership meeting, Terry Rhodes, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, outlined a "3 out of 5 courses on campus" goal and other commitments to University staff intended to help deliver a successful fall semester.
Carrie Young, Ackland Art Museum's public programs intern, reads aloud during a live Zoom "Storytime" that was inspired by the Ackland’s current exhibition, "Yayoi Kusama: Open the Shape Called Love" on Sunday, May 31, 2020.
The University Commission on History, Race and a Way Forward discussed the Unsung Founders Memorial at its Tuesday meeting.
Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz's new Commission on History, Race and A Way Forward met Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 for the first time.
Gregory Cheng, UNC's "campus whistler," was trespassed from campus on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.