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) »

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 »