Jesh Humphrey oral history interview, 2020 April 23
James "Jesh" Humphrey, Vice Chancellor of Institutional Integrity and General Counsel at UNC Charlotte, discusses the events of April 30th 2019 and his role in aiding the University's emergency management response and later communication and fundraising efforts. Mr. Humphrey was driving back from Chapel Hill upon receiving news of the tragedy unfolding on UNC Charlotte's campus. He discusses his role as a member of the Crisis Communications Team and helping to construct the Niner Alert messages. He remembers Chancellor Dubois' leadership in the days after the shooting and speaks to his own personal duties for campus communications and press releases. Mr. Humphrey discusses legal issues surrounding fundraising and distribution of the Niner Nation Remembrance Fund. He closes by reflecting on the city and local community's embrace of UNC Charlotte and his thoughts and feelings about attending the May 1st candlelight vigil at Halton Arena.