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The Turmoil Over A New UNC System President

UNC Board of Governors
Dave DeWitt
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WUNC

The UNC Board of Governors is deeply divided over how to elect a new leader.

Some board members have called for the resignation of chair John Fennebresque after he called an emergency closed-door meeting to interview a candidate.

Emails reveal several board members accused Fennebresque of botching the hiring process which started after President Tom Ross was forced to resign earlier this year. 

The division represents a split within the Republican members of the board.

Host Frank Stasio talks with WUNC reporter Dave DeWitt about the political divide and candidates for the UNC system president position.

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