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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Carolina Around The Clock

When the sun goes down, many Carolina employees are just beginning their jobs. Here's a look at a few of the people who keep the University moving through the night shift. ... Read More

Chancellor shares update on the Confederal Monument

Dear Carolina Community: I write today [Nov. 9] to share an update on our efforts to develop the plan for the Confederate Monument that the Board of Trustees and I will be submitting to the Board of Governors. The level, honesty and thoughtful nature of the participation by our campus and community has been very […] ... Read More

Carolina People: Henry Price

As a financial analyst for the University, Henry Price uses his knowledge and skills to to find solutions to whatever problems may arise. He likes the fact that each day presents a new challenge. ... Read More

New curriculum, new timeframes for decisions presented to Faculty Council

More time to make decisions was a recurring theme at the Nov. 9 meeting of the Faculty Council. Professor Andrew Perrin gave the council a first look at the just-released proposal for the new Ideas in Action curriculum, and council members voted to expand the timeframe for faculty hearings. They also heard about the extension […] ... Read More

At Carolina Conversation, people with disabilities share ‘lived experience’

The University Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted another Carolina Conversation session on Oct. 23. The discussion focused on accommdating people with disabilities. Led by Tiffany Bailey, the director of the Office of Accessibility Resources and Service, the session emphasized the importance of including people with disabilities in conversations about policies and practices. The wide-ranging […] ... Read More

Winston Crisp to speak at Winter Commencement

Winston B. Crisp, former vice chancellor for Student Affairs, will deliver the University’s 2018 Winter Commencement address at 2 p.m. Dec. 16 in the Smith Center. Crisp joined Student Affairs at Carolina in 2005 as assistant vice chancellor. In 2010, he was named vice chancellor and remained in that role until October 2018 when he […] ... Read More

National Science Foundation grant will strengthen faculty mentoring in STEM

A project led by researchers at Carolina will receive nearly $1 million in funding over the next three years from the National Science Foundation to promote more effective faculty mentoring for women and underrepresented groups in STEM fields. The UNC ADVANCE-Adaptation grant proposal, Targeting Equity in Access to Mentoring (TEAM ADVANCE) was among the eight […] ... Read More

‘A Journey to Excellence’

Forum members learn about plans for a new administrative operating model A new administrative operating model for Carolina is now in the works. During the Nov. 7 meeting of the Employee Forum, Senior Vice Provost for Business Operations Rick Wernoski announced that the Provost’s Office has begun work on the new model, which he described […] ... Read More

Dr. William Roper to serve as interim president of the UNC System

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors announced Thursday that Dr. William L. Roper, dean of the UNC School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health Care, has been named interim president of the UNC System, effective January 1, 2019. Following the resignation of President Margaret Spellings, Roper will oversee 16 university campuses across […] ... Read More

Deerfield Management commits up to $64M for new drug research company

Carolina and Deerfield Management have entered into a partnership to create Pinnacle Hill LLC., a company seeking to discover new medicines to address today’s significant unmet medical needs. Deerfield has committed $65 million of targeted funding. ... Read More