One of Greenville’s own, Dr. Philip G. Rogers, has been elected the 12th Chancellor of East Carolina University. During today’s regular meeting of the UNC Board of Governors, UNC System President Peter Hans nominated Dr. Rogers for the post. The Board of Governors of the 17-institution University of North Carolina System elected him unanimously.
The UNC Board of Governors will meet in regular session at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, 2020 via conference call. A total of 2 committee meetings of the Board will be held on Thursday, December 17, 2020. In addition, the Task Force on Pricing, Flexibility, and Affordability will meet 30 minutes upon the adjournment of the full meeting of the UNC Board of Governors.
As this strange year comes to a close, looking back at the most read stories of 2020 offers a welcome reminder of the many positive things the UNC System and its students, faculty, and staff have accomplished in the midst of difficult circumstances.
The University of North Carolina System announces the launch of a new service that gives students at every constituent institution access to licensed mental health support, including after-hours when campus counseling centers are closed.
Not only have faculty, students, and staff continued their education and research in the midst of a global pandemic. They are also finding new ways to give back to the communities that support their studies and research.
The UNC System Racial Equity Task Force will meet today to discuss feedback from a System-wide survey and virtual town halls and receive input on its draft recommendations. The meeting starts at 1 p.m. and will be live streamed on UNC-TV.