The UNC Board of Governors established the task force to examine the legacy of race and racism in North Carolina’s public higher education system, how that history shapes and impacts the experiences of our students, faculty, staff, and communities, and arrive at an actionable path forward that will build a culture of inclusion across our institutions.

Members of the Racial Equity Task Force are:

  • Reginald Ronald Holley, UNC Board of Governors, Task Force Chair
  • Kellie Hunt BlueUNC Board of Governors, Task Force Vice Chair
  • Anna Spangler NelsonUNC Board of Governors, Task Force Vice Chair
  • Pearl Burris-Floyd, UNC Board of Governors, Member
  • Isaiah GreenUNC Board of Governors & President of the Association of Student Governments
  • Dawn Brown, Access Coordinator, UNC Wilmington & Former Chair of Staff Assembly
  • Garikai (Kai) Campbell, Provost, UNC Asheville
  • David Green, Professor of Law, NC Central University & Former UNC System Faculty Assembly Chair
  • Timothy Ives, Professor of Pharmacy, UNC-Chapel Hill, Faculty Assembly Chair
  • Garrett Killian, Business and Technology Applications Specialist, East Carolina University & UNC System Staff Assembly Chair
  • Ricardo Nazario-Colon, Chief Diversity Officer, Western Carolina University
  • David Perry, Chief of Police, UNC-Chapel Hill