The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees are planning to create what some are calling a “conservative safe space” on campus. The board passed a resolution calling to “accelerate” the development of a School of Civic Life and Leadership.
Trustees say the school will help students develop skills for civil discourse and debate. But with board members largely appointed by the state’s Republican-controlled legislature, some on campus have questioned the Board’s methods – and motives behind the decision.
Sophie Mallinson has more.