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As Board of Governors continues with conservative new road map, some worry about direction

A new UNC Board of Governors Task Force began what members called the “massive” job of analyzing UNC President Margaret Spellings’ administrative staff Monday.

The effort is so far long on ambitions and short on specifics.

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The battle for the future of UNC: Conservative members of the Board of Governors push for dramatic change

When the N.C. Senate elected Tom Fetzer to the UNC Board of Governors in March, it was widely seen as another in a series of GOP appointments designed to tilt the board - and the 17-campus system - in a more conservative direction.

Fetzer - an influential lobbyist from Wilmington, former mayor of Raleigh and chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party - left little doubt about that during a speech during the board’s contentious Sept. 7 meeting.

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Policy Watch Investigates

Emails between Tom Ross, UNC Board of Governors show concern about Ross’ dismissal

Several members of the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors contacted UNC President Tom Ross in the days after he was pushed to resign, relaying their sorrow about what happened, according to emails recently obtained by N.C. ...
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Weekly Briefing

UNC Board of Governors: Doing the Right’s dirty work

Defunding the Poverty Center is just one small part of a bigger plan for higher ed Last week’s decision by the UNC Board of Governors to dissolve three small academic centers at UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central ...
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Progressive Voices

UNC Board of Governors should reject recommendation to close poverty center

One can say this about UNC-Chapel Hill’s Gene Nichol without fear of contradiction: He doesn’t seem to know when to keep his mouth shut or his keyboard quiet. Good for him! Throughout his years in North Carolina, Nichol ...
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Radio Interviews

Hannah Gage, immediate past chair of the UNC Board of Governors, discusses a new strategic direction for the UNC system

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Dr. Cheryl Locklear joins UNC Board of Governors

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Education Top Story

General Assembly stonewalling Cooper’s nominees to state Board of Education

Sandra Byrd has been a decorated North Carolina high school teacher in western North Carolina and an associate professor at UNC-Asheville, where she also served as assistant provost.

So she seemed a natural fit when Gov. Roy Cooper announced in May that Byrd was one of three new nominees for seats on the State Board of Education, North Carolina’s top public school board.

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Fitzsimon File Top Story

UNC Board vote on Civil Rights Center the latest move in an ideological crusade

Two and half years ago, the UNC Board of Governors voted to fire widely respected UNC President Tom Ross.

The move by the handpicked board of the Republican legislative majorities came with no public notice and there was no reason given for forcing Ross to resign.

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State Board of Election has confidence in the counties; McCrory digs in, demands a recount

County boards should go on counting ballots in from the Nov. 8 election, the State Board of Elections unanimously voted Tuesday - and the authority over how they deal with challenges should remain at the local level.

At issue: The hotly contested gubernatorial race between Republican Governor Pat McCrory and his Democratic challenger, Attorney General Roy Cooper.

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Protesters at the Durham Board of Elections hold signs reading "red card!"
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Durham Board of Elections dismisses Republicans’ protest for lack of evidence

In Gov. Pat McCrory’s 52-county strategy to foment doubt in the election results, Durham would have been the Ace in the deck. Durham County is staunchly Democratic, predominantly urban and historically African-American, a trifecta hostile to North Carolina Republicans. If the state GOP’s election protest could win here, similar tantrums could prevail elsewhere — such as the other 51 counties where McCrory’s operatives have filed largely spurious voter challenges.

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Politicians took in more than $1 million from UNC Board of Governor hopefuls

The candidates seeking appointments on the University of North Carolina’s governing board aren’t strangers to lawmakers – many of their names have repeatedly shown up on checks cashed to the politicians’ campaign accounts. The 30 people currently vying ...
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