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People remove belongings on campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The UNC system announced Tuesday that it would be instructing students to return to their permanent address unless granted an exception to remain in university housing due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

UNC fined $1.5M for inadequate campus crime reporting

Jun. 30, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

Raleigh, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced Tuesday that it will pay a $1.5 million fine to the U.S. Department of Education to resolve a dispute over its failure to fully report information about crimes that occurred on campus. A report from the education department in...

FILE - In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Peter Hans, the newly elected president of the N.C. Community College System, delivers remarks during a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina's community college system president will become the next head of the University of North Carolina's 17-campus system, a UNC governing board member said on Thursday, June 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Board member: Hans to become next UNC system president

Jun. 18, 2020 5:30 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's community college system president will become the next head of the University of North Carolina's 17-campus system, a UNC governing board member said on Thursday. Peter Hans, who began the community college job just two years ago, will be introduced on Friday as the...