Katharine Shriver, speaker of the 99th Undergraduate Senate, released a statement Tuesday about student body presidential candidate Tarik Woods.
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.
On Jan. 28 the Orange County Board of Education approved the county’s first racial equity policy that addresses inequity in the district and plans to provide each student with equal access to education.
There was no evidence of conspiracy between UNC and any of the demonstrators involved in the monument's removal, the report states.
After replacing former UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp in 2013, Chancellor Folt has outlasted numerous scandals and gained respect among faculty, staff and students alike. From her first day on campus as the first female chancellor, Folt and the position she occupied has been inundated by firsts and lasts. Folt’s accelerated departure has been met with letters of support and criticism. As students look with uncertainty at the new vacancy and the state of the University in the coming semester, one thing is certain: Folt's tenure will be remembered, for better or worse.
Folt announced her plan to resign on Monday with intentions to resign following spring commencement. In the same announcement, she ordered the removal of Silent Sam's pedestal. It was removed early Tuesday.
Traffic was stopped in all directions as demonstrators marched through both lanes of Franklin Street on Monday night. Demonstrators leading the way held a large sign that read, "Put it up. We'll tear it down. Anti-racists run this town." The protest was in response to the proposal by Chancellor Carol Folt and the UNC Board of Trustees to create a $5.3 million "History and Education Center," a freestanding single-use building, to house the Confederate Silent Sam monument on the UNC Odum Village site.
Being diagnosed with M.S. didn't stop UNC graduate Dr. Anne Marie Riether from learning karate, standing on stage with President Bill Clinton after lobbying for the FDA Modernization Act or skiing down a black diamond slope in Colorado with her three kids.
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For on-campus residents and those in Chapel Hill affected by the major water pipe break, here is what to expect according to UNC Housing.