Conway Elected Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University

Thomas E. H. Conway, Jr., who has served as interim chancellor of Elizabeth City State University since January 1, 2016, has been elected to the position on a permanent basis by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. The appointment is effective immediately. High resolution version. With the endorsement of the …

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Jones Resigns as Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University; Conway Named Interim Chancellor

CHAPEL HILL – Stacey Franklin Jones, who has served as chancellor of Elizabeth City State University since October 2014, has resigned from the post, effective December 31, 2015.  Jones informed UNC President Thomas W. Ross of her decision this afternoon. Thomas Conway, vice chancellor and chief of staff at Fayetteville State University, will serve as …

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East Carolina, Winston-Salem State Faculty receive Holshouser Award for Excellence in Public Service

Chapel Hill, NC –Carmen Russoniello, founding director of East Carolina University’s Center for Applied Psychophysiology, and Sylvia A. Flack, executive director of Winston-Salem State University’s Center of Excellence for the Elimination of Health Disparities, are the 2015 winners of the James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service, given by the Board of …

UNC Board of Governors Chairman John Fennebresque Resigns Seat on Board

Charlotte attorney John C. Fennebresque has resigned his seat on the UNC Board of Governors, the policy-making body of the 17-campus University of North Carolina, effective immediately. Vice chairman of the McGuireWoods law firm, Fennebresque, 68, first served on the Board of Governors from 1995 to 1999 and returned to board service in 2011.  Prior …

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Spellings Elected President of the University of North Carolina

Margaret Spellings, President of the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, TX, and former U.S. Secretary of Education, was today (October 23) elected president of the 17-campus University of North Carolina during a special meeting of the UNC Board of Governors.  Ann Goodnight and Therence Pickett, co-vice chairs of the 11-member Search Committee charged …

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UNC President Issues Statement on the Bond Act of 2015, Signed into Law Today by Governor McCrory

“The passage of legislation authorizing a statewide referendum on a $2-billion bond package of capital projects offers clear evidence that state leaders understand the critical role our public universities and community colleges play in North Carolina.  We are grateful that voters will have the opportunity to approve a package that includes over $1 billion of …

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More Than 1,400 students Have Earned Associate Degrees Through NC’s Reverse-Transfer Program

By taking advantage of a new “reverse transfer” program open to students who transfer from North Carolina community colleges, more than 1,400 students enrolled at University of North Carolina campuses have earned their associate degrees while working toward a four-year degree.  Eligible students are given the opportunity to combine credits earned at their respective University …

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UNC Leaders Issue Joint Statement on the 2015-17 State Budget

“We are grateful to the legislative leadership for their continued commitment to address the needs of the UNC system in FY15-16. The current year’s budget funds many of our top legislative priorities, including enrollment growth, operating reserves for new buildings, and stabilization funding for Elizabeth City State University and East Carolina University’s Brody School of …

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