Michelle Brown

UNC Provost Still To Step Down This Summer Amidst Admin Restructuring

CHAPEL HILL – It was rumored that UNC Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Bruce Carney might delay his stepping down due to the impending administrative changeover, but he says the plan to go back to teaching as of this summer is still in the works. Carney has served as the University’s second in command since July 1, 2009. From that date until March 26, 2010 he held the position on an interim role until taking it on as a permanent role. During his time in that position, the University has been at the center of investigations including the academic scandal of...

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North Carolina Finds New Director Of Academic Support For Student Athletes

CHAPEL HILL – North Carolina’s Academic Support Program for Student Athletes has a new leader, the University announced Monday. Michelle Brown will take over as director of the program on May 6, a position that’s been held in an interim role by Harold Woodard. Brown will oversee more than ten staff members, including reading and writing specialists, learning specialists, and counselors. The position was formerly held by Robert Mercer for almost a decade until investigation into the University prompted a restructuring in the department. Woodard told the News and Observer that Mercer had not done anything wrong, but that a national...

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