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Carolina launches $4.25 billion fundraising campaign

“That $4.25 billion carries an enormous responsibility and we intend for every single dollar to be put to use in the public good,” said Chancellor Carol L. Folt. ... Read More

$10 million Faculty Excellence Challenge to fund faculty recruitment and retention

“So many of those seminal individuals were my professors here, and their impact on my life has not only been profound, but it continues even today," said John G. Ellison Jr. "I want that for every student who comes to Carolina, because they deserve it and society needs their leadership for our future.” ... Read More

11 years after the Spellings Commission, ‘we need to do more’

"We haven’t made as much progress as I think many of us would have hoped," said UNC system President Margaret Spellings. ... Read More

Gregory Cizek appointed to National Assessment Governing Board

Gregory Cizek said one of the challenges that will demand the NAEP's attention is ensuring the governing board continues to be a valid and reliable measure of achievement trends. ... Read More

Collaboratory, finance center highlighted for trustees

At their September meeting, University Board of Trustees members saw the wide sweep of Carolina’s impact on North Carolina – from its established record preparing lawyers for the banking and financing industry to its expanding capacity to respond to environmental issues ranging from oyster restoration to addressing the lingering effects of Hurricane Matthew. ... Read More

Carolina ranks 5th among national public universities for 17th consecutive year

Carolina, the nation’s first public university, once again ranks among the very best universities and colleges in the nation. ... Read More

Dedicated fund helps keep faculty retention rates on the rise

Ron Strauss: “Many faculty members really want to work here; and once they do, few want to leave." ... Read More

Four faculty members honored with Hettleman awards

Four highly promising Carolina faculty members in diverse fields have been awarded the Philip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty. ... Read More

Statewide association honors School of Government for service

The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) honored the UNC School of Government with its Distinguished Service Award. Established in 1970, the award celebrates an individual or an entity that “has rendered a truly outstanding and distinctive service to the cause of improving local government above and beyond his usual duties or occupation.” Dean […] ... Read More

Carolina Conversations focuses on First Amendment

At the first Carolina Conversations meeting of the year, Mark W. Merritt, vice chancellor and general counsel, discusses how the First Amendment protects hateful language. ... Read More