Folt, students celebrate at Folt Fest

Carol Folt holds a Folt Fest T-shirtA day after her installation as chancellor, Carol Folt relaxed and celebrated with students at an event held in her honor.

Folt attended Folt Fest, a student-only celebration, in the Student Union on Sunday. Folt is proving to be wildly popular with students, who turned out in throngs to attend the event that featured bands, a photo booth and carnival food, such as candy apples, popcorn and cotton candy.

Folt was installed as Carolina’s 11th chancellor on Saturday during the University Day celebration on UNC-Chapel Hill’s 220th birthday.

Folt Fest was presented by the Order of the Bell TowerCarolina Union Activities Board, the Executive Branch of Student Government and the UNC Student Alumni Association.