You’re invited: Folt installation Oct. 12

Chancellor Carol Folt has been listening to students, faculty, staff, alumni and others who are passionate about Carolina and its future success. She has described her first 100 days on the job as “the most wonderful wild ride you can possibly imagine.” The ride continues this week as Carolina prepares for Folt’s installation on Saturday,… Read more »

Chancellor’s Medallion adds luster, history to installation

Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt will leave Saturday’s installation ceremony wearing plenty of history – and a bit more shine. The Chancellor’s Medallion, which will be placed around her neck during the University Day Ceremony on Saturday (Oct. 12), has been updated with a silver chain of office that includes thin rectangles engraved with the names… Read more »

Appointment of a Vice Chancellor for Development

Dear Carolina Community: I am pleased to announce that alumnus David Routh, a veteran corporate executive with extensive connections to philanthropy at Carolina as a staff member and volunteer, is our new vice chancellor for development. I selected him after a national search and the work of a search committee led by Lowry Caudill, chair… Read more »

Kevin Seitz Named Interim Chief Financial Officer

Dear Faculty and Staff, I have asked Kevin Seitz to serve as interim vice chancellor for finance and administration beginning October 1 since Karol Kain Gray is returning to her home state of New York to begin a career in the private sector, and I am very pleased that he has agreed to assume this… Read more »

Vice Chancellor Gray to return to New York, family and private-sector opportunity

Karol Kain Gray, Carolina’s vice chancellor for finance and administration, has been named chief financial officer of Applied DNA Sciences, Inc., a New York-based company that provides botanical DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology and product authentication solutions. Gray has more than three decades of financial, organizational and management experience. Since December 2011, she has served as Carolina’s… Read more »

Installation of Chancellor Carol Folt

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: On Saturday, October 12, our University will celebrate 220 years of public higher education in America. University Day honors our heritage as the nation’s first state university by commemorating the 1793 placing of the cornerstone of Old East. This year’s celebration is even more meaningful because we will install Dr…. Read more »

Announcement of Interim Director for Equal Opportunity/ADA Office

Dear Carolina Community: I am pleased to announce that Vice Chancellor for Human Resources Brenda Malone has taken on the additional duties of supervising our Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Office, effective today. I asked Vice Chancellor Malone to take on this when Ann Penn retired from the University at the end of July…. Read more »

New leaders chart course at UNC-CH

There was a feel of summer orientation this week at UNC-Chapel Hill, as a fresh crop of leaders, led by new Chancellor Carol Folt, began to set their own priorities for the university. See full story at The News & Observer (Raleigh) »