Oct. 29, 2019
If it’s Friday, this must be Greensboro. They also went to Siler City, Snow Hill, Winterville, Lumberton and Rocky Mount — all on the first day. Three buses fanned across the state, one headed east,...Read More
Sept. 26, 2019
Interim UNC System president William Roper left the positions of CEO of UNC Health Care and dean of the medical school last fall, intending to retire. (GAA file photo)Dr. William Roper has put to rest...Read More
Sept. 24, 2019
Citing fatigue and time taken away from his businesses, Harry Smith in late September announced his resignation as chair of the UNC System Board of Governors. He plans to leave the board early in 2020....Read More
W. Lowry Caudill ’79 of Durham has been elected chair of the UNC Board of Trustees.
Alston Gardner ’77 of Chapel Hill was elected vice chair, and Sallie Shuping-Russell ’77 of Chapel Hill is the board’s new secretary. All were elected on Thursday; none of the three is new to the board.
Caudill is co-founder of Magellan Laboratories Inc., and Carolina’s analytic chemistry building bears his name. Gardner is a venture partner in Fulcrum Equity Partners. Shuping-Russell is managing director of the investment firm BlackRock.
Five new trustees have joined the 13-member board: Jefferson W. Brown ’81 of Charlotte, Haywood D. Cochrane Jr. ’70 of Elon, Charles G. Duckett ’82 of Winston-Salem, Kelly Matthews Hopkins ’95 of Charlotte and Dwight D. Stone ’73 of Greensboro.
A sixth new board member is senior Christy Lambden of Somerset, England, who was sworn in May 23 to fill the ex officio seat held by Carolina’s student body president.