The BOG Blog

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While UNC campuses struggle with BOG mandate to reopen, NC House leader reaps benefits of BOG networks.

This morning, WRAL Reporter Travis Fain tweeted: “Per @BusinessNC this morning, House Majority Leader John Bell going to work with former Board of Governors Chair Harry Smith. So…

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UNC Budget Cuts: It did not have to be this way

Last week, UNC System chancellors received a disturbing request from system leadership. The UNC Board of Governors demanded that chancellors at all 17 UNC System campuses submit plans for…

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The Silent Sam Settlement is Out: What’s next for the BOG?

This week an Orange County Superior Court Judge voided the settlement that awarded $2.5 million to the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Judge Allen Baddour, who initially agreed to the…

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UNC BOG Chair TLDR: “This is fine”

Late last week newly-minted Board of Governors Chair Randy Ramsey penned an op-ed titled “UNC System is moving forward.” Undoubtedly, Ramsey had to respond to the latest flashpoint of…

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Who Is Reginald R. Holley?

Reginald Holley, the newest House appointee to the BOG, is a “politically well connected” Republican lobbyist from Brunswick County. According to the Secretary of State website, he has been…

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BOG Chaos continues with Harry Smith’s second resignation

Former UNC BOG Chairman Harry Smith has resigned from the Board of Governors effective February 1. Notably, his resignation follows his abrupt ceding of the BOG chairmanship just over…

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