higher education

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Leaders from LKN join governor’s commission on public universities

Nov. 30. Two Lake Norman higher education leaders have joined the newly formed Governor’s Commission on the Governance of Public Universities in North Carolina. Thomas W. Ross Sr. of Davidson, the new co-chair, is the former president of the Volcker Alliance, president emeritus of the University of North Carolina System and president emeritus of Davidson […]


Op-Ed: Universities must innovate, reinvent

Nov. 16. [Opinion] By Dr. Franklin D. Gilliam Jr., Chancellor, UNC Greensboro. Colleges and universities across North Carolina and the nation are encountering stiff headwinds. College enrollment fell by more than 1 million students during two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, and worse is yet to come. The high school-age population will begin to shrink […]

Carol Quillen, president of Davidson College

Quillen to step down as Davidson president; Anthony Foxx will lead search committee

Aug. 5. Carol Quillen will step down as president of Davidson College after the 2021-2022 school year. She will return to Davidson as a professor of history after a sabbatical year in 2022-23. Former Charlotte Mayor and US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, a 1993 graduate, will lead the search committee for the Davidson’s next […]

Urban Institute has new interim director

May 3. Lori Thomas is the new interim director of the UNC-Charlotte Urban Institute. She replaces Jeff Michael, the Institute’s long-time director, who is leaving the position April 30 after serving 18 years to become North Carolina’s Deputy Secretary for Natural Resources. Thomas, who is also an Associate Professor of Social Work, serves as executive director […]