March 20, 2019
Carol L. Folt will be the next president of the University of Southern California. Folt, who announced her resignation as chancellor of UNC nine weeks ago, was described by the Los Angeles Times, which first...Read More
March 8, 2019
A letter signed by 149 people — including some of North Carolina’s most prominent business, civic, philanthropic and university leaders — implores the UNC System Board of Governors to “refrain from meddling and micromanaging” public...Read More
Feb. 26, 2019
Terry Rhodes ’78, senior associate dean for fine arts and humanities since 2012, has been appointed interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective immediately. She takes the post held by Kevin M....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.