News Items from UNC Greensboro

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The North Carolina General Assembly today (June 29) announced the reappointments of two members of the Board of Trustees for The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Today’s reappointments were:

· Frances Bullock, reappointed by Senator Pro Tempore Phil Berger, Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21
· Vanessa Carroll, reappointed by Speaker Tim Moore, Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21

Today’s announcements follow the appointment of one new trustee and reappointment of three others, previously announced by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors:

  • Kathy Manning, newly appointed by the Board of Governors, Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21, filling the expired term of Randall Kaplan. Manning will be sworn in at an upcoming board meeting.
  • William “Dean” Priddy, Jr., reappointed by the Board of Governors, Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21
  • D. Ward Russell, reappointed by the Board of Governors, Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21
  • R. David Sprinkle, reappointed by the Board of Governors, Term: 7/1/17-6/30/21

These new and reappointed board members join the other members, who are continuing their terms: Brad Hayes (Chairman), Charles Blackmon, Mona Edwards, Betsy Oakley, Elizabeth Phillips and Susan Safran, as well as newly elected UNCG Student Government Association President Holly Shields (who will be sworn it at the September meeting).

“With both great continuity in our board leadership and some new thinking coming to the table, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is in tremendous position to not only build on 125 years of history, but truly enter a new phase of growth, development and excellence,” said Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. “We are grateful to Speaker Moore and Senator Berger for supporting these appointments and helping ensure that this University has the kind of passionate, committed and bold leadership it needs. Our academic reputation is on the rise; our enrollment is growing; and with 75 percent of our alumni living in North Carolina, our impact on this state is significant. I am truly excited about working with this board to ensure that the future for UNC Greensboro and the community we serve is bright and that we achieve our goals together.”


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