Author Topic: Chancellor Lunchtime Talk  (Read 572 times)

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emf

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on: February 20, 2017, 02:58:55 pm
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In June, the Health and Wellness will begin being built on top of the parking lot next to the Student Union. Dubois said he plans to give the building a different name and that he is open to suggestions from students.


The science building, which was approved a year ago by the Connect NC Bond vote, is predicted to begin construction in August 2018. Dubois said that after these projects complete, most construction will consist of renovations only.


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Student representatives will be going to Raleigh to advocate for UNC Charlotte’s budget increase in front of the General Assembly. The UNC System is requesting around $46 million. UNC Charlotte alone is requesting roughly a third of that request with $15 million.


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With the Charlotte Law School predicted to close by 2019, Dubois was asked about UNC Charlotte considering a law school. Dubois said that they’re going to do some due diligence on the legal market but he thinks it would be a “heavy lift.”


Dubois mentioned that a medical school was a more likely long-term possibility and that he had discussed starting a 25 size class of medical students with UNC School of Medicine Dean Roper and UNC System President Margaret Spelling.

http://ninertimes.com/2017/02/chancellor-philip-l-dubois-discusses-construction-diversity-and-possibility-of-a-law-or-medical-school/


NLP

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Reply #1 on: February 20, 2017, 04:09:39 pm
I'm liking what I'm hearing on the medical school front.


 

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