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UNCW to offer pass/fail class grading, prorated housing and dining refunds

Coronavirus Update: UNCW to offer pass/fail class grading and adjusted housing & dining refunds. Photo by Caitlyn Dark, graphic by Lauren Wessell.

Caitlyn Dark, News Editor

April 8, 2020

The third week of a semester abruptly shifted online has begun with some comforting news for students. Last week, UNC Wilmington announced two major policies to assist students impacted by the situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 30, Chancellor Sartarelli sent out a campus-wide messag...

Margaret Spellings gives UNCW College of Arts and Sciences commencement address

UNC System President Margaret Spellings speaks of Hurricane Florence, transitional times in life and UNCW's resilience in her commencement address.

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor

December 16, 2018

University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings gave the commencement address at the UNC Wilmington College of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony more than a month after announcing she would step down from her position. UNCW’s College of Arts and Sciences graduation ceremony...

UNC President Margaret Spellings reportedly stepping down

UNC President Margaret Spellings.
Photo: UNC System

Tyler Newman, News Editor

October 25, 2018

Margaret Spellings, current president of the University of North Carolina system, is reportedly leaving the university system, according to a report from the News & Observer. Reported on Oct. 25, the news came after three sources, one of whom had direct knowledge of the situation, informed the...

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