Displaying items by tag: Silent Sam

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 15:19

Judge tosses $2.5 million Silent Sam settlement

RALEIGH — A Superior Court judge has reversed course on a $2.5-million settlement granting a Confederate veterans group ownership of Silent Sam.

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RALEIGH — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging the University of North Carolina System over transparency issues hope their case will pave the way for greater openness and accountability at UNC.

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Tuesday, 17 December 2019 12:42

UNC leadership continues defense of Silent Sam deal

RALEIGH — A civil rights organization is trying to send Confederate statue Silent Sam back to UNC Chapel Hill’s campus, a top official says.

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RALEIGH — The University of North Carolina System’s Board of Governors has a transparency problem. Again.

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Thursday, 05 December 2019 13:22

Silent Sam settlement could be only the beginning

RALEIGH — The Silent Sam deal might encourage copycats.

The Nov. 27 agreement between the UNC Board of Governors and the N.C. chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, transferring the Confederate monument from the university to the SCV, seems “squirrely,” said former N.C. Supreme Court Justice Bob Orr.

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Tuesday, 03 December 2019 15:41

COLUMN: A trust fund for Silent Sam

The email came from interim UNC-CH Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz. Silent Sam would never return to the UNC campus. That seemed like good news on the day before Thanksgiving. But that was just half of the news. 

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RALEIGH — Silent Sam may soon find a new home nowhere near the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.

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Wednesday, 06 March 2019 11:28

Silent Sam decision pushed back until May

RALEIGH — People wanting to learn the fate of Silent Sam will have to wait a bit longer. The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has approved an extension of the deadline for board members to devise a plan for the confederate monument.

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019 14:24

COLUMN: Folt bolts, takes Sam with her

So it looks like the UNC Board of Governors has run off another employee.

UNC-CH Chancellor Carol Folt announced she’s leaving at the end of the academic year, just weeks after UNC President Margaret Spellings announced her resignation.

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RALEIGH — UNC Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt is leaving her job at the end of the month.

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