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An In-Depth Look At Why Nikole Hannah-Jones Didn't Get Tenure, And The Outrage That Followed

Nikole Hannah-Jones is a prominent journalist with a MacArthur Genius grant and a Pulitzer Prize to her name. What she isn't – yet – is a tenured faculty member at UNC-Chapel Hill. That effort was derailed by the university's Board of Trustees, sparking a backlash from students, faculty, administrators, and many others.

Liz Schlemmer is WUNC's Education Reporter, covering preschool through higher education. Email: lschlemmer@wunc.org
Dave DeWitt is WUNC's Feature News Editor. As an editor, reporter, and producer he's covered politics, environment, education, sports, and a wide range of other topics.