University Trustees to Vote on Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure


It became a national controversy and now you NC Chapel Hill trustees could vote today on whether or not to approve tenure for Nicole Hannah Jones the journalist behind the new York times sixteen nineteen project on slavery and racism university leaders had said had a Jones's tenure application was halted because she did not come from a quote traditional academic background and a trustee wanted more time to consider her a prominent donor revealed he had emailed university leaders challenging her work as highly contentious and controversial which others have said as well the black journalists one a Pulitzer Prize for her work on the sixteen nineteen project and said she would not start work in July at UNC Chapel Hill with out tenure black faculty staff and students have said the university does not value them I'm Julie Walker

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