Elizabeth City State University's Chancellor will resign. Stacey Jones announced her departure Monday for the end of the month.

Jones had served as chancellor at the historically black college since October 2014.

Thomas Conway, vice chancellor and chief of staff at Fayetteville State University, will serve as interim chancellor. Ross said Conway begins serving on Jan. 1, 2016.

According to the statement, the UNC Board of Governors is expected to consider electing Conway to the position permanently at its regularly scheduled January meeting.

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