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Kim Strom-Gottfried talks about doing the right thing in the workplace

With a wide-ranging presentation titled “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?” Kim Strom-Gottfried, the University’s director of ethics education and policy management, led the first Carolina Conversation of the new year on the first day of classes, Jan. 10. ... Read More

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt on sexual harassment

Dear Carolina Community: Welcome back to campus. We hope everyone had a restful and relaxing break. As we begin 2018, we will continue to address many priorities, and none is more important than protecting the safety of our campus community. The issue of sexual harassment is on the minds of everyone, as we have watched […] ... Read More

Forum seeks ways to make positive changes in 2018

At its latest meeting, the Employee Forum learned more about the UNC System Employee Engagement Survey, a five-year project developed to support the UNC System Strategic Plan. ... Read More

Message from the Provost on new VC for Finance & Operations

Provost Robert "Bob" Blouin announces that Jonathan Pruitt, "a proven leader in financial and operational efficiency," will be Carolina's next Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations. ... Read More

Four alumni honored with prestigious Davie Awards

At a Nov. 17 dinner, Chancellor Carol L. Folt and the University Board of Trustees presented the board’s highest honor, the William Richardson Davie Award, to four alumni in recognition of their “dedication, commitment, loyalty and service.” ... Read More

25 years ago, University employees found their voice

On Dec. 6, Employee Forum members past and present came together at the Hill Alumni Center to celebrate the forum’s 25th anniversary and the group's accomplishments. ... Read More

Message from the Chancellor about Matt Fajack

Matt Fajack, vice chancellor for Finance and Administration, has accepted a position as the vice president for financial affairs at the University of Alabama. He will leave Carolina in early February to start his new job. ... Read More

McCall’s 29-year career mirrored the rise of UNC Health Care

Karen McCall went to work for UNC Hospitals in 1988 after her husband started working on his doctorate in economics at Carolina. She was hired on as budget officer for UNC Hospitals, a position about which she was uncertain, considering she knew so little about state accounting. She had majored in economics, then earned a […] ... Read More

News from the Graduate School

Steve Matson has announced plans to step down as Dean of the Graduate School at Carolina after a decade of distinguished service in this leadership role. He will return to the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, after his successor is in place. ... Read More

Trustees chair Haywood Dr. Cochrane Jr. welcomes speakers at public forum on Silent Sam

Board of Trustees Chair Haywood D. Cochrane Jr. made the following comments at the start of the public hearing on Nov. 15: I would like to welcome everyone today to our Board of Trustees public comment session. I also want to thank everyone who has submitted written comments thus far. As the Board of Trustees […] ... Read More