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Silent Sam protester’s honor court case is dismissed by UNC appeals panel

A UNC hearings panel has dismissed the honor court case against Maya Little, the doctoral student who had previously been found responsible for damaging property when she poured red ink and blood on the Silent Sam Confederate monument. The panel voted to dismiss the case on the grounds that Little’s basic rights had been violated in an initial honor court hearing. (Durham Herald-Sun)

UNC officials condemn old yearbook photos of students in Klan robes, blackface

University of North Carolina officials on Thursday condemned photos from UNC-Chapel Hill's 1979 yearbook that show some students wearing white hoods and robes pretending to lynch another student in blackface. "There's a number of things about our past that we need to understand and deal with," UNC Interim President Dr. Bill Roper said. (WRAL.com)

Bill Roper names Kevin Guskiewicz as interim UNC Chancellor

Interim UNC system President Bill Roper has named Kevin Guskiewicz UNC's interim chancellor: "I am grateful that Bill Roper has asked me to serve as chancellor until a permanent leader is hired. It is a privilege to lead Carolina, the institution I love and have called home for nearly 24 years. The promise of what we will accomplish together energizes and excites me." (UNC.edu)

Carolina’s highlights during Chancellor Folt’s tenure

As chancellor of the University of North Carolina, Carol Folt set the course for Carolina’s future with the Blueprint for Next and the largest fundraising campaign in the University’s history, worked to make college education accessible for all North Carolinians, inspired Tar Heels to embrace the arts and saw faculty members reach new heights. (UNC.edu)

Chancellor Folt on last day: 'I did what I thought was best, and I'm at peace with that'

Chancellor Carol Folt made remarks and said good-bye to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community on Thursday during a Board of Trustees meeting. Thursday marks Folt's last day as chancellor, but there's still no word on who will oversee the campus moving forward. "I feel a little bit like a senior -- although I am graduating a little bit early," Folt joked. (WRAL.com)

Farewell message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

Dear Carolina Community: The time has come for me to say my goodbyes. Stepping down as the chancellor of this great university and wonderful community feels much like parting from a gathering of family, friends and neighbors. There are Tar Heels dancing through life everywhere, it seems! So, thank you. Thank you all. My heart is full. Respectfully yours, Carol L. Folt (UNC.edu)

UNC-Chapel Hill Students Bid Farewell To Chancellor Folt

Dozens of UNC-Chapel Hill students gathered at the Carolina Union Tuesday to say goodbye to Chancellor Carol Folt, who steps down Thursday. “She’s known for her selfies and whatnot, so I want to do it one last time,” said student Sarah Kahn, as she waited in line with a friend for a slice of pizza -- and the chance to take a selfie with her outgoing chancellor. (WUNC)

Charles Scott calls UNC system board's treatment of Folt 'petty'

Usually when I interview my second-favorite Tar Heel basketball player of all time, , he is soft-spoken, measured and thoughtful. When we spoke recently, he was just as measured and thoughtful as ever, but the passion in his voice seemed in danger of singeing the telephone line. "Passion," my eye: anger is what I heard in his voice. And disappointment. (WRAL.com)

UNC chancellor Carol Folt says goodbye with pizza and Carolina blue cupcakes

University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt posed in Carolina blue and handed out pizza and cupcakes Tuesday to the hundreds of students who lined up to take selfies with her. Folt hosted a pizza party as a way to say goodbye before she leaves the university in the wake of her decision to remove the pedestal of the Silent Sam Confederate statue. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Folt prepares to move on to her ‘new and next’

Chancellor Carol L. Folt departs the University of North Carolina campus this week, after serving nearly six years as the University’s 11th chancellor. Carolina’s first woman chancellor, Folt arrived on campus in 2013, vowing to develop new ways of doing business, intensify entrepreneurial activities and adopt “a powerful unifying strategy for Carolina." (UNC.edu)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Carol Folt, Weekend Recap

Recap a big women's basketball win over top-ranked Notre Dame and visit with UNC chancellor Carol Folt in Tuesday's Carolina Insider podcast hosted by Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network and Adam Lucas of GoHeels.com. Carolina Insider is a twice-weekly production hosted by Angell and Lucas in partnership with Learfield Sports and DGital Media. (GoHeels.com)

Rams Club Athletic Boosters Look To Sell Up To $98M In Tax Free Bonds

The Rams Club wants to sell $98 million in new tax-free bonds, but the UNC Chapel Hill athletics booster club needs approval from the North Carolina Treasurer's office first, and that's not a slam dunk. Local governments and certain nonprofits can sell tax free bonds. These are generally for projects in the public interest, says State Treasurer Dale Folwell. (WUNC)
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