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Schroeder to develop new initiatives in ‘flourishing ecosystem’ of public humanities

Robyn Schroeder is bringing that passion for public humanities to the College of Arts & Sciences as the new initiative director for the Mellon-funded Humanities for the Public Good. ... 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

Carolina People: Meet Terry Sidberry of Energy Services

In the latest "Carolina People" feature, meet Terry Sidberry, an assistant control room operator at the cogeneration facility and steam plant, who will be working on Christmas Day. ... Read More

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

Since 2013, Karen McCall has served as chief communications and marketing officer for an organization that now includes 12 hospitals. ... Read More

Message from the Chancellor about Wayne Blair

Wayne Blair, University ombuds and director of the University Ombuds Office, has accepted a position as ombuds person for the Asian Development Bank, an international development finance institution dedicated to reducing poverty and increasing the quality of life in Asia and the Pacific. Wayne will be leaving his position in early 2018. ... 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

Campus community urges removal of Confederate statue Silent Sam

Twenty-eight speakers had the chance to speak their minds before University leaders about whether the Confederate statue known as Silent Sam should stay or go. All but a few urged Chancellor Carol L. Folt and the University Board of Trustees to remove Silent Sam from “the front door” of the campus on McCorkle Place. ... Read More

Chancellor addresses the issue of Silent Sam with University trustees

  Chancellor Carol L. Folt made the following comments to the University Board of Trustees on Nov. 16: Yesterday, the Board held a Public Listening Session on the issue of Silent Sam. This was an important continuation in our board/campus conversations that started when I asked the Board to consider the issues around, what was […] ... Read More