Just as the University of North Carolina System is searching for a new president, the chairman of its governing board steps down. Rick Henderson assesses the significance of Harry Smith’s decision for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Donald van der Vaart analyzes possible unintended negative consequences of a government push for more electric vehicle use. Sarah Lawrence College political scientist Samuel Abrams discusses the recent furor over his New York Times column about the lack of ideological diversity on college campuses.

The top N.C. House Republican and Democrat engage in a war of words over the recent vote to override the governor’s budget veto. You’ll also hear highlights from a legislative debate over the future of N.C. voting machines.