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Three vie for N.C. State chancellor position

Posted December 30, 2009

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— The North Carolina State University Board of Trustees has submitted the names of three candidates to University of North Carolina system officials to become N.C. State's next chancellor, officials said Wednesday.

The names of the three finalists won't be released, officials said.

The UNC Board of Governors is expected to vote on selecting the next chancellor at its January or February meeting.

Chancellor James Oblinger resigned in June amid questions over his role in hiring then-first lady Mary Easley in 2005 and questions about a lucrative payout he arranged for N.C. State's former provost, who also resigned over the Easley flap.

James Woodward, the retired chancellor of UNC-Charlotte, has served as N.C. State's chancellor in recent months.

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  • ikeyboy Dec 31, 2009

    Wish Woodard would stay. Just hope they don't pick another good ole' boy.

  • G-man Dec 31, 2009

    I want it.... Oh darn, but then I don't qualify. Not crooked enough.

  • Scare Crow Dec 31, 2009

    question is.....Who cares?

  • DayumKrazy1 Dec 31, 2009

    makes me wonder if mary easley is on that list

    heh...a lil new years humor