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Board of Trustees approves 6.5 percent tuition increase for 2011-12

Jim Dalke | Editor-in-Chief

January 13, 2011

In December, the North Carolina Board of Trustees approved a 6.5 percent tuition increase for all UNC-Wilmington students for the 2011-12 school year. The tuition increase results in a $196.85 increase for resident undergraduates, $222.34 increase for resident graduate students, $918.29 increase for non...

The current status of the new chancellor search

Amber Hughes | News Editor

January 13, 2011

The chancellor search committee began the new year with a conference call meeting last Thursday. The meeting was meant to update the committee on the current status of the chancellor search.Parker Executive Search and the committee worked through the university's holiday break to advertise the position...

News Briefs: What you missed over the break

Amber Hughes | News Editor

January 13, 2011

Death of history professor Andrew F. ClarkAndrew F. Clark, a UNCW history professor, recently died. He was found in his home Jan. 2. Clark taught at the university for more than 20 years. He earned his Ph.D. in African history from Michigan State University and began teaching as an assistant professo...

Students pitch business ideas, gain real-world experience

Lizz Wood | Staff Writer

November 17, 2010

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, eight UNCW students will be pitching new business ideas at a Rocket Pitch event this Thursday in Cameron Hall Auditorium 105 from 6 to 8 p.m. In addition to gaining real-world experience, the winner will receive cash prizes to help put their business idea into acti...

Chancellor search committee announces search firm candidates

Amber Hughes | News Editor

November 17, 2010

The search committee for the new UNCW chancellor announced the search firm candidates after a conference call meeting Monday, Nov. 15.The four search firms that are being considered are Parker Executive Search, Hodge Partners Executive & Board Search, Storbeck/Pimentel Executive Search Consultants and The ...

UNCW chancellor search committee announced

Amber Hughes | News Editor

November 12, 2010

UNCW announced the search committee for the new chancellor Friday. The committee consists of members of the Board of Trustees (BOT), faculty and staff, students, alumni and community members.The representatives for the BOT include Chair Wendy Murphy, Vice-chair Terry Coffey, Wilma Daniels, Sandy McNeill, s...

Updated master plan announced

Lizz Wood | Staff Writer

November 10, 2010

Business Affairs is now doing extensive research to revise and update the Master Plan to accommodate the new demands of the community. The Master Plan is updated every five years; the last time it was updated was 2005.According to Charles Maimone, Vice Chancellor of Business Affairs, the first step is...

UNCW’s award-winning recreation therapy program continues to grow

Linda Newell | Contributing Writer

November 10, 2010

UNCW's Recreation Therapy program was recently awarded for excellence by the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ARTA) for the year of 2010, according to a press release. ARTA has not given anyone this honor since 2007, according to Dr. Dan Johnson, associate professor for the program. Howe...

SGA takes a stand against tuition surcharge increase

Lizz Wood | Staff Writer

November 4, 2010

The members of Student Government Association decided to address the sudden increase of the tuition surcharge by collecting student signatures and sending them to the UNC Board of Governors. The N.C. General Assembly instituted an amendment to raise the tuition surcharge from 25 to 50 percent.According to...

DePaolo to Retire

Amber Hughes | News Editor

October 28, 2010

Chancellor Rosemary DePaolo announced last week that she will retire at the end of the academic year. Depaolo has worked in higher education for 35 years, and she has served as a chancellor for over 13 years, seven of which have been at UNCW."I love my job, but there are only so many hours in a day," De...

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Jim Dallke

August 6, 2010

Ann Hamel Roth, a UNCW pharmacist, was arrested in June on two counts of felony embezzlement.Roth is accused of embezzling $4,009 worth of drugs and other health related items from the campus pharmacy. Among those items stolen include blood pressure medicines, bone loss medication, a pulmonary drug, ant...

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