The Latest

  • Class of 2022 Commencement

    "Class of 2022, thank you. For your sacrifices, your achievements, your embodiment of all that Carolina is meant to be. Congratulations!"

  • 2021 Winter Commencement

    "You have proven just how capable you are of overcoming adversity and seizing the opportunities that uncertainty presents. I can't wait to see what you accomplish"

  • 2021 University Day

    "The ideal of a public university — a place at once deeply enmeshed in the world and set apart from it — has always been fragile. The success of this place was never a foregone conclusion, and it still isn’t.  But every generation has proven that this fragile ideal is a powerful call to action. It took the hard work and dedication of thousands of Tar Heels since our founding."

  • Class of 2020 Commencement

    "You are here today because someone believed in you and in the possibility for you to do great things. That belief hasn’t changed. We all still believe in you. If there’s one thing you hear today, I want you to hear this: we, your family your faculty, the administration, and I – we all imagine incredible, out of this world, unbelievable possibilities for you."

  • Statement from UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz on Nikole Hannah-Jones

    "I'm disappointed that Nikole Hannah-Jones will not be joining Carolina as a member of our faculty ... I am absolutely committed to pressing on and partnering with all those who desire to make Carolina a more welcoming place where every member of our community can realize their full potential."

  • 2021 Spring Commencement

    "If there is anything you have learned here at Carolina, I hope it’s that there is still so much that you don’t yet know. Keep learning and growing. Keep asking questions, especially of the people who have different experiences, who are unique, who see the world differently than you do."

  • Statement from Chancellor Guskiewicz on planned Apple campus in North Carolina

    "We are thrilled and excited to welcome Apple’s new investment in the Research Triangle Park. This is a huge win for our region and the state of North Carolina and I’m looking forward to the opportunities this provides our students and faculty researchers for years to come."

  • Message from campus leaders on diversity, equity and inclusion training

    Carolina remains committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community where everyone feels welcome and inspired to do their best work. To help enhance our understanding of others, we are implementing online diversity, equity and inclusion training for faculty and staff.

  • University leaders announce plan to address budget challenges

    While Carolina’s financial challenges did not begin with COVID-19, the pandemic has hastened the need for a frank conversation on the University budget. We have a lot of work ahead of us, but together we will put ourselves in a stronger position for the future.