Monday, December 03, 2018
The proposal for the controversial monument was approved Monday by the UNC Board of Trustees, with two members, including the student body president, voting against it. The recommendation will next go to the UNC system's Board of Governors for consideration at its Dec. 14 meeting.
UNC Chancellor Carol Folt and several trustees expressed their preference for the statue to be relocated off campus, but said that would not comply with current state law governing the preservation of historic monuments.
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