May 31, 2018
Dr. William L. Roper plans to step down in May 2019 as CEO of UNC Health Care and dean of the School of Medicine, positions he has held since 2004. Roper came to Carolina in...Read More
May 12, 2018
The General Alumni Association on Saturday honored three alumni for their service to the University or the association. Recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Service Medals are Phillip L. Clay ’68, former member of the UNC...Read More
May 10, 2018
If Dwight Stone ’73 were to play basketball for Roy Williams ’72, no doubt he would earn the title of “tough little nut,” the coach’s highest praise for those stars who tower over him. Steady,...Read More
Five seats on the UNC Board of Trustees will turn over in July.
Donald Curtis ’63 of Raleigh, chair and CEO of Curtis Media Group Inc.; Wade Hampton Hargrove ’62, a Raleigh lawyer who also earned his law degree from Carolina in 1965; and Felicia Washington ’87, a Charlotte lawyer, were appointed by the UNC System Board of Governors.
Curtis is first vice chair of the GAA Board of Directors, and Hargrove is a former GAA board member.
Eddie Smith Jr. ’65 of Grimesland, chair and CEO of Grady White Boats Inc.; and John Townsend III ’77 of Greenwich, Conn., retired advisory director for Goldman Sachs and Co. who also earned an MBA from UNC in 1982, were appointed to be trustees by Gov. Beverly Perdue.
The new members are scheduled to be sworn in at the board’s July 22 meeting.
The sixth new member, UNC senior Jasmin Jones, joined the board for its May meetings in the ex officio seat that goes to the student body president.
Outgoing members are Rusty Carter ’71, Paul Fulton ’57, Karol Mason ’79, Nelson Schwab ’67, Don Stallings ’60 and J.J. Raynor ’09.