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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Leadership

Folt receives 12th Person Award from NC Jaycee Burn Center

What makes the 12th Person Award priceless is "it comes from the heart of the people who would only give this to someone that has really reached out and touched us,” said Bruce Cairns, director of the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center. ... Read More

A continuity of people – and purpose

"Following the examples of great leadership set by Dwight Stone and Lowry Caudill, we will continue to have a hard-working board, helping as we can in our delegated authorities and always with a collaborative focus on the future," said Haywood D. Cochrane Jr. ... Read More

Deborah Hawkins receives 3-Legged Stool award from Employee Forum

At its Aug. 2 meeting, the Employee Forum presented its highest honor to Deborah Hawkins, parking control and special events manager in the transportation and parking department. ... Read More

Employee Forum delegates, new chair prep for year ahead

At their annual summer retreat, Employee Forum delegates and new chair Shayna Hill got updates from University administrators, a refresher on parliamentary procedure, practice in communication skills and some humorous “travel” advice about group decision making. ... Read More

The campus beekeeper

“As the bees go, we go,” said campus beekeeper Anne Cabell. “They are so critical to our food system. ... Read More

Elizabeth Frankenberg to lead Carolina Population Center

Elizabeth Frankenberg became director of the Carolina Population Center (CPC) on July 1. ... Read More

Malinda Lowery is new Center for Study of American South director

Malinda Maynor Lowery has been named the new director of Carolina’s Center for the Study of the American South (CSAS), effective July 1. ... Read More

Rumay Alexander named AVC for diversity office

G. Rumay Alexander will be associate vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, effective Aug. 1. ... Read More

Elaine L. Westbrooks named University librarian and vice provost for University Libraries

The University has selected Elaine L. Westbrooks, associate university librarian for research at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, as its new University librarian and vice provost for University libraries. Approved by the University’s Board of Trustees, the appointment is effective Aug. 15. ... Read More

Paul Hardin, Carolina’s ‘Bicentennial chancellor,’ passes away at age 86

Chancellor Emeritus Paul Hardin III, who led Carolina during its Bicentennial Observance, died at his Chapel Hill home July 1 after a courageous battle with ALS. He was 86. ... Read More