UNC-Chapel Hill chancellor to be named Friday

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The University of North Carolina Board of Governors will meet Friday afternoon to elect a new chancellor at UNC-Chapel Hill, WRAL reports.

Chancellor Holden Thorp announced in September that he would step down at the end of the 2012-13 school year. In February, he accepted the position of provost at Washington University in St. Louis, and he plans to start that position on July 1, according to the report.

No information has been released on possible chancellor candidates.

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