By Dave DeWitt, NC Public Radio
The UNC Board of Governors has hired a new system president. Margaret Spellings comes to the job from Texas, where she is currently the director of the George Bush Presidential Center. She served the second President Bush as education secretary and political advisor.
Margaret Spellings has spent her professional life in the eye of the political storm. And if today’s announcement and reaction is any indication, it’s not going to get any less windy.
First, let’s start with those who believe they have hired a “game-changer.”