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Feb 19, 2010

NC State Names Goldgeier As General Counsel

Eileen Goldgeier has been named North Carolina State University’s vice chancellor and general counsel.  Chancellor James Woodward made the announcement following approval of the Board of Trustees. Goldgeier has spent the last six years as general counsel at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.  She has more than 17 years of higher education legal… 

Sep 11, 2009

Kurz Retiring as NC State’s General Counsel

North Carolina State University’s top lawyer and head of its legal affairs office will retire effective Oct. 1. Mary Beth Kurz, vice chancellor and general counsel, has spent 34 years as a university attorney, the last 13 of which have been at NC State. A frequent lecturer on legal issues in higher education, Kurz’s areas of… 

Jul 23, 2009

Easley Begins Formal Grievance Process

Former North Carolina State University employee Mary Easley has begun a formal grievance regarding termination of her contract by Chancellor Jim Woodward. Easley’s contract was terminated in June after substantial portions of her job were eliminated as a result of budget cuts required of the university by the shortfall in the state’s budget. 

Jun 25, 2009

Ramsey Appointed to NC State Board of Trustees; Tolson Reappointed

Randall C. “Randy” Ramsey of Beaufort, N.C., founder, president and CEO of Jarrett Bay Yacht Sales, has been appointed to the North Carolina State University Board of Trustees by Gov. Bev Perdue. Perdue also reappointed E. Norris Tolson to the board. An active member of numerous local and regional boards, Ramsey has served on the… 

Jun 15, 2009

NC State Holds Welcoming Ceremony for Chancellor Woodward

North Carolina State University’s students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends will hold a celebration welcoming Chancellor Jim Woodward on June 16, at 12:30 p.m., in the North Plaza behind Talley Student Center. In the event of rain, the celebration will be moved to the Talley Student Center’s ballroom. 

Jun 10, 2009

Woodward Named Interim Chancellor of NC State

Dr. Jim Woodward has been named interim chancellor of North Carolina State University, bringing years of administrative experience and leadership to the university. “I have a special affinity for NC State that has grown since my time as a professor here,” Woodward said. “This institution is critical to the state of North Carolina and to the… 

Jun 8, 2009

NC State Board of Trustees Votes to Terminate Easley Contract

The North Carolina State University Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to terminate Mary Easley’s contract. The formal motion read: This board terminates Mary Easley’s contract on the grounds that (first) the duties for which we hired her no longer exist and (secondly) it is in the best interests of NC State University to eliminate her… 

Mar 18, 2009

NC State Names New Dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr. Jeffery P. Braden has been chosen to serve as the next dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) at North Carolina State University. Braden will assume the new post April 1. He has served as interim dean of the college since May 2008.