Mike Williford, a prominent Fayetteville lawyer and long-standing Cumberland County resident was recently appointed by the North Carolina Senate to the North Carolina Board of Governors. The NC Board of Governors oversees the seventeen public universities in North Carolina under the UNC system. The UNC system’s mission statement is as follows:
“The University of North Carolina is a multi-campus university dedicated to serving our state and its people through world-class teaching, research and scholarship, and outreach and service. Mission—to discover, create, transmit, and apply knowledge to address the needs of individuals and society—remains true to the University’s founding ideal of shared knowledge in a free society.”
Mike is one of eight to be appointed by the NC Senate to the 32-member board.