Deadline for plan on future of 'Silent Sam' pushed back to May
The chairman of the UNC Board of Governors has pushed back the deadline for a committee's recommendation on the future of a controversial Confederate monument on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.Posted — Updated
The board was supposed to review the recommendations at its meeting next week, but Chairman Harry Smith has given the committee another two months.
"In order to give our team the time they need to do their work, I am extending that deadline and asking them to report back to the Board at our May 2019 meeting," Smith said in a letter to other board members.
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