UNC system president leaving position

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The 17th president of the University of North Carolina system,Thomas Ross, is leaving his position according to WRAL.

The Greensboro native led the UNC system during a period when millions of dollars in budget cuts caused tuition hikes across the state.

Ross is a former Superior Court judge and led Davidson College for three years.

He earned his bachelor’s degree from Davidson and a law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Ross is  scheduled to speak on his decision at Friday’s board of governors meeting.

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