HIGHER ED WORKS: Why bother with a search if outcome is decided?
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 -- Why bother with a search if the outcome is predetermined? A proposed change in the rules for chancellor searches that's before the UNC Board of Governors would direct the System President and Board officers to develop a pool of candidates within the UNC System as prospects to become chancellors at UNC institutions. The policy would let the President recommend as many as two candidates in a search for a chancellor at any of the System's 17 campuses. But under the proposal the President's recommended candidate(s) would have to be among the finalists the campus Board of Trustees submits to the President to make a choice: