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Carolina reinvents itself with The Blueprint for Next

The Blueprint for Next is a strategic framework that spans across all University schools and departments. It was shaped over the past three years by hundreds of people who shared their ideas about what Carolina is today and what it can become. ... Read More

The once and future Dean

“I’m very proud of the people I helped to bring to the University. They all have the capability to transform the areas they are responsible for,” said Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost James W. Dean Jr., who is stepping down from his position effective Sept. 18, when Dean Robert "Bob" Blouin of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy will become the new provost. ... Read More

Carolina exceeds $500 million with best-ever fundraising year

Carolina received $543.3 million in donor commitments in the 2017 fiscal year, marking Carolina’s third-straight fundraising record and first time topping $500 million. One of those commitments is the $25 million gift of art and endowment funding from Sheldon and Leena Peck of Boston to support European and American art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. ... Read More

Design phase begins for Carolina Service

The University continues to make progress on Carolina Service, the initiative to create more efficient and effective ways of delivering services and sharing resources in the areas of human resources, finance, information technology, research administration and communications. ... Read More

Folt lays out bold vision for Carolina’s future

In its entire 223-year history, Carolina has never had one overarching vision to guide its growth — until now. Chancellor Carol L. Folt shared that vision — The Blueprint for Next — with University community members who packed a room at the Carolina Inn earlier this year. ... Read More

New transportation and parking plan takes effect this fall

The University’s new Five-Year Transportation and Parking System Plan, developed with an eye toward equity and efficiency, includes provisions to distribute operating costs among the many people who use the system. It also provides funding through fiscal year 2021-22 to help ensure that the Chapel Hill Transit system remains fare-free while it reduces the parking revenue subsidy for transit services costs. ... Read More

University initiates planning process for Carolina Service

The University will begin to explore a new way of handling common business and administrative functions, with the goal of becoming a more nimble organization. The initiative, called Carolina Service, provides an opportunity to identify more efficient and effective ways to deliver services and share resources. ... Read More

Carolina names scholarships to honor noteworthy ‘firsts’

Carolina has named existing grants and fellowships to honor 21 courageous people who represent important “firsts” in the University’s history. ... Read More

Give for Good

On the heels of a record-breaking fundraising year in fiscal 2016, Carolina has accepted a $20 million match challenge in support of need- and merit-based scholarships. ... Read More

Employee Forum reviews pay raises and health benefits

Employee Forum delegates received a primer on what changes to expect this year in their pay and health benefits, along with important reminders about health care cost savings tools and tuition reimbursement deadlines at the Aug. 3 meeting. ... Read More