The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina (UNC) system. According to The UNC Code, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has a board of trustees composed of thirteen persons: eight are elected by the UNC Board of Governors, two are appointed by the Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives, two appointed by the Senate President Pro Tempore of the North Carolina Senate, and the remaining member is the president of the student body, ex officio.
The Board of Trustees shall promote the sound development of its institution within the functions prescribed for it, helping it to serve the people of the state in a way that will complement the activities of the other institutions and aiding it to perform at a high level of excellence in every area of endeavor. Each board of trustees shall serve as an advisor to the Board of Governors on matters pertaining to its institution and shall also serve as advisor to the Chancellor concerning the management and development of the institution.
UNCG welcomes the lawful attendance of its public meetings. To help protect access and promote the transaction of public business in an efficient, safe environment, the following rules will apply to all events held by UNCG and its Board of Trustees. We ask that attendees conduct themselves in a manner respectful of fellow observers, the Board, and members of the University community including faculty, staff, students, and presenters.
Meetings of the Board of Trustees and its committees are public meetings, rather than public hearings. Participation is limited to members of the board and designated staff. Attendees at official meetings and committee meetings of the Board of Trustees cannot lawfully engage in conduct that distracts, disrupts, or impedes the transaction of Board business, or interferes with the rights of others to observe and listen to the proceedings.
The number of people granted entry to any event may be limited by venue and seating capacity and/or seating limitations. All attendees are subject to screening. As part of a continuing effort to protect public safety, security officers will prohibit public visitors from bringing the following items into the meeting facility:
• Backpacks, duffels, or suitcases. Employees and credentialed media are not affected by this policy but are subject to search.
• Any sign or object larger than 8.5 inches by 11 inches. Signs may not be made from wood or metal.
• Bullhorns, noisemakers, or other amplification devices.
• Sticks, posts, poles, pipes, or other such items, even if attached to signs.
• Items that may create a building maintenance problem or a fire or safety hazard.