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Dr. Rogers is a distinguished leader in higher education and highly respected as a team builder, collaborator and visionary thinker. North Carolina native Dr. Philip Rogers has been elected the 12th chancellor of East Carolina University by the UNC Board of Governors. The UNC Board of Governors (BOG) is a 29-member body that governs the entire UNC System, crafting policy and exercising oversight to ensure that our institutions are meeting the needs of North Carolina. After reviewing the candidates, Hans recommended Rogers to the UNC System Board of Governors for formal election during today’s meeting. It involved East Carolina University — again. On Monday, the UNC System Board of Governors announced a special meeting for Wednesday “to consider complaints and potential sanctions” involving members of the ECU Board … The UNC Board of Governors will vote today on appointing a new member to ECU governing body, despite a split vote from the committee making the recommendation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsQ2_sRZmjE&feature=youtu.be. They appointed us to do a job. In 1974, the program was expanded to two years. Randy Ramsey, Chairman of the UNC Board of Governors. Dr. Hugh Lee, Teaching Professor for the Department of Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies, was named recipient of the ECU’s Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award in May 2020. Go Pirates!”, Jim Clements Staton, 58, will assume his new duties July 1, succeeding […] UNC Board of Governors Chairman Jim Holmes, who is not directly involved with the ECU chancellor search, said members of the search committees should not share confidential candidate information — anonymously or otherwise. With a crucial political ally in Senator Robert Morgan, an ECU alumnus and board of trustee chair, Jenkins secured in 1965 funds for planning. On Monday, the UNC System Board of Governors announced a special meeting for Wednesday “to consider complaints and potential sanctions” involving members of the ECU Board … “I think it does pose a potential ethics issue,” Ramsey said. His ties to ECU and Pirate Nation do not end there. Visit this video on YouTube for the closed-captioned version. “It will be important to partner with faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members, and other constituencies to build trust and unity among every component of the shared governance infrastructure. I have valued collaborating with Philip over the years, and East Carolina University is lucky to have him.”, Michelle Marks North Carolina native Dr. Philip Rogers has been elected the 12th chancellor of East Carolina University by the UNC Board of Governors. In November 2019, the UNC Board of Governors announced the formation of a 20-member search committee tasked with locating a candidate for the position, chaired by Davenport. Unfortunately for Staton, that vision didn’t resonate with the UNC System leadership, particularly a Board of Governors chaired by one of his most vocal critics, Greenville businessman and ECU alum Harry Smith. “It is the most important position at East Carolina. UNC System President Peter Hans said, “Philip Rogers knows the university, he knows eastern North Carolina, and he has a bone-deep understanding of how important ECU is to the people of this state. President, University of Richmond The UNC Board of Governors will vote today on appointing a new member to ECU governing body, despite a split vote from the committee making the recommendation. “The answer, candidly, is no. He’ll assume the role on March 15. “I read the same letter everybody else read — but outside of that, I don’t have any knowledge of it,” Ramsey said Thursday. ABOUT THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS. Governor calls it ‘irresponsible’, Cooper outlines bonuses for educators, extended unemployment benefits in COVID relief budget proposal, NC county jail population crept up during August through October of 2020 after pandemic reduction, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene partly recants conspiracy theories, but fails to apologize, New report: Mark Meadows apparently under investigation for campaign finance violations, NC Attorney General announces $19 million settlement with consultant McKinsey for its role in opioid crisis. But each of the board of governors members who spoke with Policy Watch about the potential of Moore’s chancellorship at ECU acknowledged his candidacy could be complicated. Having helped to craft ACE’s Strategic Framework for the future of Higher Education and having previously served as chief of staff at ECU, he values and is ready to lead all aspects of the university experience — from academics to research and from student life to athletics. Wendy Floyd Murphy Vice Chair. Governors, Award Recipients, and Guests: It is my pleasure to make this acceptance speech on behalf of all 16 recipients of this year's Board of Governors… … 0 have signed. “And not just on the Republican side. I have worked with him through the American Council on Education, where his leadership in higher education and public policy have made a positive difference across our country.”, Randy Woodson Powers agreed it could be a complicated — though not disqualifying — issue. The ECU Chancellor Search Committee also included Michael Aho of McLean, Virginia; Angela Allen of Raleigh; Michelle Bone of Greenville; Caroline Bevillard of Greenville; Cassandra Burt of Emerald Isle; Crystal Chambers of Greenville; John Cooper of Raleigh; Neal Crawford of Greensboro; Leigh Jeffreys Fanning of Greenville; Brian Floyd of Greenville; Grant Hayes of Greenville; Colin Johnson of Greenville; Chris Locklear of Greenville; Jason Poole of Fayetteville; Jeff Popke of Greenville; Jim Segrave of Kinston; Vince Smith of Vienna, Virginia; Ann Wall of Greenville; and Tucker Robbins of Wilson. An ECU trustee who was censured earlier this month by the UNC Board of Governors has resigned. Staton’s interim replacement, Dan Gerlach, resigned the position after it was alleged he’d engaged in an evening of drinking with students in bars near campus. Click here for more information about Smith. He is homegrown and fiercely loyal to Eastern North Carolina. Cecil P. Staton, interim president of Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia, has been named the 11th chancellor of East Carolina University by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. I can’t wait for Philip to make his mark here at home.”. When he assumes his role at ECU… Dr. Hugh Lee, Teaching Professor for the Department of Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies, was named recipient of the ECU’s Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award in May 2020. Fetzer, a member of the UNC Board of Governors, inserted himself into yet another leadership decision about the school last week, during a university governance committee meeting. In November 2019, the UNC Board of Governors announced the formation of a 20-member search committee tasked with locating a candidate for the position, chaired by Davenport. Holmes said that ultimately, whether the question of a powerful political leader’s candidacy comes before a board of trustees or the board of governors, it is up to the members to act ethically and professionally when they make their decision. The dental school was unanimously approved by the UNC System Board of Governors as well. It’s who we are. ECU music education professor Dr. Raychl Smith has been awarded a 2019/2020 UNC system Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award for teaching excellence. “It is also vital to lead with a listening ear and servant’s heart when considering the top priorities to address together as a university,” Rogers said. UNC Board of Governors Chairman Jim Holmes, who is not directly involved with the ECU chancellor search, said members of the search committees should not share confidential candidate information — anonymously or otherwise. (Photos by Cliff Hollis), Work experience: Senior vice president of learning and engagement at the American Council on Education since 2013; former ECU chief of staff from 2008-2013, Hometown: Greenville (J.H. At least two members of … As senior vice president, Rogers helped institutions navigate complex challenges facing the global higher education landscape. Chancellor-Elect Philip Rogers, Dr. Rebekah Rogers, and their two sons, Grayson and Dean enjoy time in Minges Coliseum shooting hoops. “That’s certainly his business. After reviewing the candidates, Hans … “Dr. Efforts to support Staton by ECU … C. Philip Byers. The UNC Board of Governors on Thursday elected Philip Rogers to be ECU's 12th chancellor. Penalties will be imposed by the university in accordance with procedural safeguards applicable to disciplinary actions against students, faculty members, administrators, and other employees, as required by Sections V and VI of Appendix D of the East Carolina University Faculty Manual, by board of governors’ policies applicable to the employees exempt from the State Personnel Act, … After long tensions with UNC Board of Governors Chairman Harry Smith, the move seemed inevitable to some following politics on the UNC Board of Governors and at ECU. Chancellor, N.C. State University, “I have known Dr. Rogers for a long time through my service on the American Council on Education (ACE) Board. UNC Board of Governors Chairman Randall Ramsey Members of the UNC Board of Governors publicly condemned member Tom Fetzer’s secret, independent investigation of East Carolina University’s former interim chancellor of ECU Thursday, with some, including the board’s chair, saying consequences for his actions should be discussed. I can say from experience that East Carolina University has gained an exemplary leader who brings with him a wealth of knowledge about and experience in higher education. Rogers films his introduction to Pirate Nation in the ECU Trustees Suite in the Main Campus Student Center on campus. “The chancellor is not ‘one of the most important leadership positions’ at East Carolina, as the anonymous trustee said,” Powers said. Rose High School graduate), Colleges attended and degrees: Doctorate in higher education management with distinction, University of Pennsylvania; master’s degree in public administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; bachelor’s degree in communications, Wake Forest University. Educational Assistance . ECU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. In November 2019, the UNC Board of Governors announced the formation of a 20-member search committee tasked with locating a candidate for the position, chaired by Davenport. Dr. Rogers brings a rare blend of knowledge and capacities to the position. Emeritus Kellie Hunt Blue. “It’s not just a place where I worked or where my wife went to school. 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While his North Carolina roots run deep, Rogers also has developed a robust national and global network during his time with the American Council on Education, a nonprofit organization that acts as a coordinating body for its membership of approximately 1,700 colleges and universities across the nation. Interim Chancellor Mitchelson echoed Davenport’s excitement for Rogers returning to ECU. The University of North Carolina System is governed by the Board of Governors, which, under Chapter 116 of the North Carolina General Statutes, has responsibility for the planning, development, and overall governance of the UNC System. Dr. Lee was nominated by Department Chair Dr. Maria Clay, as well as Dr. Leigh Patterson, associate dean of the Office of Faculty Development. I think that’s appropriate.”. The chancellor is chosen by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors on the recommendation of the board's president, and he reports to the 12–member Board of Trustees at ECU. Philip Rogers has been elected as the 12th chancellor of East Carolina University by the University of North Carolina (UNC) Board of Governors and will begin his role as chancellor on March 15, 2021.. An ECU News Services press release said Rogers, 37, who is currently senior vice president of learning and engagement for the American Council on Education (ACE), first came to ECU … The ECU Faculty Senate officers said they were “deeply disturbed” by the issue and asked the Board of Governors to remove Lewis and Moore from the ECU Board of Trustees. We do that job to the best of our ability and it should be based on our independent thought. “If you can’t keep it confidential, don’t be part of the search.”. Rogers was raised in Greenville and is the great-grandson of an early student of the East Carolina Teachers Training School. Smith awarded Board of Governors Teaching Award. I feel like they appointed us because they felt like we’re capable and they’re confident we can lead. 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