Under the Dome

House elects UNC board members

Eight members of the UNC Board of Governors were elected today by the state House.

Re-elected to the board were: Dudley Flood, a public speaker and educational consultant from Raleigh; Charles Mercer, Jr., a Raleigh attorney; Fred Mills, Sr., a Raleigh construction executive; Dr. Al Roseman, an endodontist from Wilmington; and David Young of Asheville, an Asheville business owner and chairman of the state Democratic Party.

New members elected were: Walter Davenport, a Raleigh accountant and trustee chairman at Elizabeth City State University; Bill Daughtridge, a Rocky Mount businessman and former House member; and James Deal Jr., a Boone attorney and trustee at Appalachian State University.

The Senate voted on its slate of eight members last month. The UNC Board of Governors makes policy and sets tuition at the state's 16 public universities and the N.C. School of Science and Mathematics in Durham.

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