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Aug 27, 2009

Choosing a Chancellor

A laundry list of ideal qualities for NC State’s next chancellor emerged yesterday during the search committee’s open forums on campus. 

Aug 25, 2009

NC State Holds Chancellor Search Public Forums

North Carolina State University’s chancellor search committee will hold a series of open forums on Wednesday, Aug. 26, to include members of the NC State community in discussions about the search for the university’s next chancellor. The committee will hold three forums for faculty, staff and students in the Talley Student Center’s Stewart Theatre from 12:30… 

Aug 18, 2009

What Makes a Chancellor?

Over the next several months, constituents from the NC State community will undertake one of the most important jobs in the life of a university – the search for a new chancellor. Earlier this week, we took to the streets to speak with a number of NC State students, faculty, staff and alumni in hopes of finding out which qualifications and characteristics they feel are most important for our future chancellor to possess. 

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. 

Jul 16, 2009

Chancellor Search Committee Named

NC State’s Board of Trustees approved a 18-member search committee to help identify a new chancellor for the university. 

Jun 18, 2009

A Chat with the Chancellor

Before he took the stage in front of members of the NC State family gathered Tuesday afternoon for a standing-room-only welcome celebration, our new chancellor Jim Woodward spent a few minutes speaking with us on camera. Watch the video — the first of many to come from Chancellor Woodward as he keeps his promise of openness and transparency. 

Jun 18, 2009

Point Man

In his first 10 days on the job, Chancellor Jim Woodward reassured the media, alumni and employees that the university will operate openly and work to regain the public trust. 

Jun 18, 2009

Oblinger Resigns

Dr. James Oblinger resigned as chancellor after the university released documents contradicting his statements on the hiring of former N.C. First Lady Mary Easley. 

Jun 16, 2009

Welcome Home

From the youngest undergrad to members of the university’s Board of Trustees, members of the NC State family gathered Tuesday afternoon for a standing-room-only celebration to officially welcome former professor Jim Woodward back to the university as chancellor. 

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 12, 2009

Ready to Lead

After a long, distinguished career in higher education, Jim Woodward found himself quite comfortable in retirement – a career choice that allowed the former UNC-Charlotte chancellor an opportunity to relax the days away (sans jacket and tie, of course) with his wife, Martha, and their new puppy. Then came a Sunday afternoon phone call from UNC system president Erskine Bowles, who asked if Woodward – whose teaching career began at NC State in 1968 – would be interested in returning to campus as the university’s chancellor. It was the only position, Woodward recalled earlier this week, capable of luring him out of retirement. 

Jun 10, 2009

Jim Woodward Named Interim Chancellor of NC State University

Dr. Jim Woodward has been named of North Carolina State University, bringing years of administrative experience and leadership to the university. Woodward, who started work at NC State June 9, previously served as the chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte from 1989 to 2005.