Folt highlights faculty research funding at trustees meeting

UNC Chancellor Carol Folt used her first Board of Trustees meeting Friday to highlight an $11 million increase in faculty research funding. Faculty at UNC secured $777.8 million in research funding during fiscal year 2013 compared to $767.1 million the previous year, which is a 1.4 percent increase. See full story at The Herald-Sun »

Caudill elected to chair Board of Trustees; other officers, new members start

W. Lowry Caudill of Durham, co-founder of Magellan Laboratories Inc., was elected chairman of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees. Trustees today elected two other current members as new officers for one-year terms on the 13-member board responsible for governing the University. Alston Gardner of Chapel Hill, venture partner in… Read more »

Faculty research funding increases to $777.8 million, up nearly $11 million

Faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill secured $777.8 million in research funding during fiscal 2013. That total is up nearly $11 million – 1.4 percent – from $767.1 million the previous year. The funding comes in contracts and grants awarded by federal and state agencies, foundations, nonprofit organizations, corporations and associations…. Read more »

Greetings from Chancellor Carol Folt

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff: I just spent my first two days at Carolina as your new chancellor, and everywhere I go I can sense the optimism and belief in our University’s promising future. I recorded a video message for the campus community to introduce myself and to share some thoughts about the weeks ahead…. Read more »

Carol Folt starts new era as 11th chancellor

Carol L. Folt, former interim president of Dartmouth College and the Dartmouth Professor of Biological Sciences, took office Monday (July 1) as Carolina’s 11th chancellor. Folt, the first woman to lead Carolina, is an internationally recognized environmental scientist and was an award-winning teacher at Dartmouth, a member of the prestigious Ivy League. Folt will spend… Read more »

Dean, current Kenan-Flagler Business School dean, to serve as next provost

James W. Dean Jr., a longtime faculty member and currently dean of Kenan-Flagler Business School, has been appointed as the next executive vice chancellor and provost for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chancellor Holden Thorp and Chancellor-Elect Carol Folt announced Dean’s appointment, effective July 1, in an email to the campus community…. Read more »

Appointment of an Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

May 23, 2013 Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: Chancellor-Elect Carol Folt and I have exciting news to share about the University’s leadership transition. James (Jim) W. Dean, Jr., dean of Kenan-Flagler Business School and a longtime faculty member, will serve as the next executive vice chancellor and provost starting July 1. The University’s Board of… Read more »

Nothing Could Be Finer

Carol L. Folt, interim president at Dartmouth College and an internationally recognized environmental scientist, will become the first woman to lead Carolina. Throughout her 30-year career, Folt has been a staunch advocate for women in science and math professions and in academic leadership positions. See full story at unc.edu »

Folt named Carolina chancellor

Carol L. Folt, interim president of Dartmouth College and the Dartmouth Professor of Biological Sciences, has been elected the 11th chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. See full story at unc.edu »

#WelcomeCarol on social media

The UNC Board of Governors has approved Carol Folt, interim president at Dartmouth College, as the 11th chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The campus community immediately welcomed her to Carolina. Follow unc.edu through the day and weekend for more updates. See full story at unc.edu