As Chancellor Carol Folt acknowledges the "soul searching" she has undergone to consider the many groups that have a stake in the decision, she and the BOT requested an extension for the Silent Sam proposal.
A series of resolutions on contextualization rolled out by the UNC Board of Trustees in 2015 will play a role in how the University decides how to deal with Silent Sam.
Graduate student Maya Little walked out of her Honor Court hearing Friday afternoon. Here's why.
As Maya Little awaits her verdict from the Graduate and Professional Honor Court, it has been discovered that UNC law student Frank Pray, one of the five adjudicators that will decide Little’s fate, has made public comments on Silent Sam in a number of contexts.
Maya Little, the UNC students who protested Silent Sam being located on UNC's campus by marking the statue with red paint and her blood, testified last week against vandalism charges. District Court Judge Samantha Cabe found Little guilt. Here's what happened, and what both sides argued during the hearing.
“How can you square that with your vow to support law and order?”
"For every low-income student eligible for the Carolina Covenant, there are two middle-income students supported by other forms of institutionally funded aid."
On Wednesday, the UNC Board of Trustees discussed the decision to rename Saunders Hall to Carolina Hall, the contributions of University housekeeping services and preparations for the University's 225th birthday celebration.
When the Board of Trustees huddled in closed session earlier this month, awaiting instruction on how to proceed on the delicate Confederate monument issue, Savannah Putnam met with them. As the SBP, her job is to act as a liaison between the students and administration. Yet despite her status as a voting ex-officio member of the BOT, she was asked to leave a conversation which took place before the official special meeting dates of both the BOT and BOG.
As the Orange County courthouse goes through its docket full of Silent Sam, defendants see support from students, citizens and many others.