The Los Angeles-based university has made recent headlines for a college admissions scandal. More than 50 individuals were charged last week, including four USC athletics officials and several wealthy parents of students at the school.
Now that the dust has (mostly) settled from Student Government elections, it’s time to focus on a different UNC institution’s much-less-annoying selection process for leaders: the editor-in-chief race at The Daily Tar Heel.
"I love UNC. I would not do this job if I didn’t love UNC. But with that love comes expectations — expectations of transparency, of access, of truth."
Merritt, a UNC graduate, has guided the University through several legal battles since 2016, including suits regarding affirmative action, the academic-athletic scandal and the Title IX office.
Mark Crescenzi, chairperson for both the Department of Political Science and the Administrative Board of the Library, sent a personal suggestion about the future of Confederate monument Silent Sam on Oct. 13, which bears many similarities to the plan put forth by the Chancellor and BOT on Dec. 3.
The Dec. 7 Faculty Executive Council Meeting, attended by Folt and Blouin, was interrupted by students reading from Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from a Birmingham Jail." After, the council continued to struggle to come to a consensus about Silent Sam. Here's what happened.
UNC-system President Margaret Spellings will be leaving her position, according to the News and Observer. The Board of Governors has called an emergency session "to consider an executive personnel matter" at 10 a.m. on Friday, according to BOG Director of Media Relations Jason Tyson.