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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

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

School of Education selected for N.C. Teaching Fellows program

The School of Education was one of five schools selected Wednesday to participate in the North Carolina Teaching Fellows program. ... Read More

Hertel, Canady to fill key positions in Chancellor’s Office

Amy Locklear Hertel, who has served as director of the American Indian Center since 2012 and as co-chair of the Chancellor’s Task Force on UNC-Chapel Hill History, began serving as the chancellor’s chief of staff on Nov. 6. ... Read More

A job well done

Bob Miles traveled a great distance 17 years ago when he left the University of Glasgow in Scotland to become the first full-time director of Carolina’s Study Abroad Program. Under his leadership, the program has come a long way, too. ... Read More

Raising grateful children

Andrea Hussong: "Gratitude is how you make sense of what you’ve been given – your feelings and thoughts about those gifts. And then how you act on that to show appreciation." ... Read More