“Together, we can make history”

As America’s first public university, “Carolina became the gold standard” of the transformative power of higher education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt said this afternoon (Oct. 12). And, she added, “The future is up to us.” See full the story at UNC.edu »

Faculty research tackles vital issues, touches lives across world

Carolina’s research touches lives across the world. To showcase some of the people and programs making an impact on significant issues, both in North Carolina and around the globe, the University held three faculty-led academic panels Oct. 11 – the day before Carolina celebrates its 220th birthday and installs Carol L. Folt as its 11th… Read more »

Leloudis: For more than two centuries, ‘public’ has been Carolina’s guide star

At a lecture in anticipation of University Day, James Leloudis asked the assembled group to repeat after him: “Carolina is America’s first public university.” In unison, it was clear. The emphasis was strongest on the word “public.” That has been the focus of a Carolina education from the start, said Leloudis, professor of history and… Read more »

You’re Invited to the Installation of Chancellor Carol Folt

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I invite you to show your support for Chancellor Carol Folt on University Day, October 12. University Day is an opportunity for us to celebrate Carolina’s rich history and look to the future. This year the day will be even more exciting for… Read more »

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 »