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Trustees send letter of regret for student election actions

Two East Carolina University trustees who tried to influence a student election said in a letter that they regret that their actions.

Board taking more time to decide on UNC’s Silent Sam

The board governing North Carolina's public universities is giving itself more time to decide the fate of a Confederate statue toppled by protesters.

UNC Chancellor Folt to step down, issues decision on Silent Sam

The chancellor of North Carolina's flagship public university says the school will remove the pedestal where a Confederate statue stood until protesters tore it down.

UNC system rejects $5M plan to house Confederate statue

The board overseeing North Carolina's public universities is meeting to decide the fate of a Confederate statue toppled by protesters at the state's flagship campus.

UNC Board of Governors member: UNC plan for Silent Sam ‘cowardice’

When the UNC System Board of Governors meets later this month and discusses UNC Chapel Hill's plan to build a new facility that would house a controversial Confederate statue, Thom Goolsby won't support the idea.

UNC proposes $5.3M on-campus education center to house Silent Sam

The leaders of North Carolina's flagship university are proposing a new $5 million building on campus to house a toppled Confederate monument.

NC universities head Margaret Spellings quits amid turmoil

Margaret Spellings resigned Friday as president of the University of North Carolina at what was described as an emergency session of the governing board.

UNCW acts to make up for time lost due to Florence

A North Carolina university has canceled its fall break and pre-exam reading day to help make up for time lost due to Hurricane Florence.

Supporters say Silent Sam will be replaced, protesters will be prosecuted

The destruction of the Silent Sam statue has drawn strong reactions from both sides. Wilmington attorney Thom Goolsby says a North Carolina state monument law protects where monuments are placed and moved.

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Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

Most removed their face coverings when they approached a maskless Francis to receive their red hats, but the first African-American to become a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church kept his on.