Wednesday, January 7, 2015

UNCG Leadership Search: Funk and Scandal

"President Tom Ross spoke to the faculty senate and attendees regarding the upcoming search to replace UNCG’s disgraced chancellor. He stated that he was hoping for someone with integrity, courage, charisma, and vision. I think that’s a good start – it would certainly be a change. Unfortunately, he, and most members of the Board of Trustees believe the best way to get that is by conducting a search where the candidates don’t have to reveal who they are. That is exactly how we received Linda Brady, despite her history of scandal at NCSU (in fact, faculty from NCSU actually contacted faculty at UNCG to warn them of what they were going to be getting) and at Oregon State.
Add to this the fact that the search committee hired to perform this ‘service’ has its own history of scandal." Please continue reading