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University improves communication in light of rising safety concerns

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
University improves communication in light of rising safety concerns

For the past year, the University has been engaged in a crisis communication planning process. The process began after Chancellor Philip L. Dubois made it known to the Office of Emergency Management that crisis communication was a top priority of his that needed to be addressed. Dubois said in an email sent to all students […]

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Students gather at Student Union in wake of protests, riots

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
Students gather at Student Union in wake of protests, riots

At noon today and again at 2:30 p.m. students dressed in black clothing gathered outside and inside the Student Union in protest of the fatal shooting of Keith Scott, a 43-year-old African American who was killed by police just miles from campus. The student organization JM Mentoring & Associates began organizing the event soon after the news […]

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Belk Plaza planning open to community

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Belk Plaza planning open to community

“The UNC Charlotte community is invited to participate in the planning for the new Belk Plaza,” University Communication wrote in a letter electronically sent Monday. According to the email, forums will be held for the public to “solicit input about the design of the space.” In an article published by Inside UNC Charlotte, the forums […]

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Outrage over chancellor’s pay increase incites student petition

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Outrage over chancellor’s pay increase incites student petition

After a hike in student tuition and what some see as a lack of effort to raise UNC Charlotte employee pay, students and faculty may have reached their breaking point with the UNC Board of Governors. Almost 500 students, faculty and North Carolina residents have signed an online petition to request that UNC Charlotte Chancellor […]

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Chancellor Dubois addresses Belk Tower demolition concerns

| November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Chancellor Dubois addresses Belk Tower demolition concerns

With the demolition of the Belk Tower set for winter break in December, Chancellor Phil Dubois addressed the UNC Charlotte Student Government Association (SGA) student senate Nov. 5 about the controversial decision to tear down the tower. Dubois announced the demolition of the tower in an email in mid-October.  The email cited “significant structural issues,” and […]

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Chancellor Philip Dubois to receive CASE award for developing Campus Diversity Plan

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Chancellor Philip Dubois to receive CASE award for developing Campus Diversity Plan

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip Dubois will receive the 2014-15 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) award during the District III conference in Orlando, Fla. The conference runs from Feb. 15 – Feb. 18. The awards reception starts at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 17 and will be followed by a banquet at 6:30 p.m. […]

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Officials break ground on lightrail construction

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Officials break ground on lightrail construction

This morning at 10 a.m., media and community members alike gathered at the 9th St. station to celebrate the groundbreaking of the LYNX Blue Line lightrail extension. The project has been ongoing since 1994, according to Governor Pat McCrory, and will be open for transit beginning in 2017. McCrory stated that the lightrail is “completion […]

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UNC Board of Governors approves new financial aid policy

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
UNC Board of Governors approves new financial aid policy

Friday, Sept. 14, the University of North Carolina (UNC) System Board of Governors approved a policy granting each of the 17 universities in the system the right to determine how much of student tuition is used towards financial aid. A month ago the Board of Governors discussed a plan that would require the universities to […]

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