Joe Killian

Joe Killian

NC Newsline Investigative Reporter Joe Killian's work examines government, politics and policy, with a special emphasis on higher education, LGBTQ issues and extremism.

Trust, rumors and tough decisions as UNC-Chapel Hill chancellor weighs MSU presidency

By: - December 5, 2023

In the nearly three weeks since UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz confirmed he is weighing taking the presidency at Michigan State University, he has not officially resigned his position, saying only that he is still considering his next move. Meanwhile, trustees, faculty members, students and even legislators have urged him to either continue leading UNC or […]

Faculty members surprised, concerned as UNC-Chapel Hill chancellor weighs exit

By: - November 17, 2023

Members of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill faculty were blindsided by this week’s revelation that Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz is weighing leaving the university to become president of Michigan State University. As faculty members, staff, students and alumni await his decision, they are anticipating a difficult and politically fraught search process for Carolina’s next leader. […]