Columbia University is only a few blocks from the Harlem public school where Allyson Chavez spent her high-school years. But to her and her schoolmates, she said, the Ivy League institution often seemed little more than a steadily encroaching foreign entity where few, if any of them, would end up.
Her 10-page resume shows the journey of an overachiever. But can Stacey Franklin Jones save Elizabeth City State University?
On Thursday, the UNC Board of Governors elected Jones, 53, as chancellor of the historically black university in northeastern North Carolina. She’ll start the job Oct. 1 at an annual salary of $230,000.
The university is looking into claims against the Heisman winner years after the alleged rape took place.
Florida State University is investigating a claim that Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston sexually assaulted another student in December 2012. Though the accusations became public in 2013, the school appears to have begun the investigation only in recent months.