The University is currently operating under Reduced Campus Services and Operations due to COVID-19
The Board of Trustees has voted to lift its moratorium on the consideration of changing the names on buildings, monuments, memorials and landscapes on our campus.
Blouin will manage the creation and implementation of policies and procedures that will enable us to return to on-campus operations.
"We stand in solidarity with our faculty, students and alumni in denouncing systemic racism, hate speech and white supremacy. And we will continue to listen, engage and demonstrate through actions our commitment to build a lasting culture of respect, inclusivity and belonging among our community."
Carolina is committed to fostering an environment whereby the personal rights, lives and dignity of every member of our community matters.
"Today, as you graduate and leave a place you call home, I urge you to be heroes. To not just see and hear about the needs of our world, but to respond. To see the problems of others and make them your own."
"Today, I am humbled and honored to become Carolina’s 12th chancellor. I’m prepared to lead us forward with purpose, humility and vision."
"There are many principles that could guide our work as the leading global public research university. But I believe Hooker’s vision is our foundation. We are here today to emphasize that one reason: Carolina is here to serve North Carolina."
"This is our hope for you at Carolina: that you would learn to navigate the stars."
"Here at Carolina, we embrace our rich traditions while focusing on innovation and our future as the leading global public research university. You epitomize that future, and we are excited to celebrate your accomplishments today."