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University Gazette

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Leadership

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

Oct. 3, 2018 DEAR CAROLINA COMMUNITY: Today I write to you about three aspects of Carolina history, all with deep roots in the past and very much with us now, in the living moment. First, the Confederate Monument. Thank you for your thoughtful suggestions about its future. Faculty, students, and staff have organized forums for […] ... Read More

VC Winston Crisp announces retirement

After 26 years of service to Carolina, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Winston B. Crisp will retire in October. “As a highly respected and much loved leader at Carolina, Winston has always placed students first and brought their voices and those of our staff into his leadership. He has continuously worked to enhance student success, […] ... Read More

Creating meaningful lives

The College of Arts & Sciences at Carolina is the only school that is, in fact, as old as the University itself. More than 75 percent of the students who graduate from Carolina will do so with at least one major in the College. It is also the academic home of 25 percent of Carolina’s graduate students. In this Q&A, Dean Kevin Guskiewicz shares his vision for the college. ... Read More

Carolina People: Grayson Bowen

What Grayson Bowen likes most about his job is seeing people in recovery realize "they can live full, successful lives and that their mental illness is not something that is going to rob them of their path." ... Read More

$10M gift to Carolina will broaden global reach, scholarship and opportunity

A $10 million gift from alumni Bill and Anne Harrison of Greenwich, Connecticut, to Carolina will strengthen the University’s global programs and presence. The generous gift from the Harrisons will endow two new senior-level leadership positions and support the strategic priorities of UNC Global, which incorporates many of the centralized programs and services that support Carolina’s […] ... Read More

Draft of Campus Master Plan shared with University community

Members of the University community got a chance to review a draft of the new Campus Master Plan and offer suggestions to improve it during a series of information sessions in September. A community work session was also held Oct. 1 at the Chapel Hill Public Library. A team of campus planners and longtime consulting […] ... Read More

In field hockey, the name to remember is Karen Shelton

  Karen Shelton never planned to be a head field hockey coach, not at Carolina nor anywhere else. At West Chester State (now West Chester University of Pennsylvania), she studied health and physical education. Her mentors taught those courses. And she desired to do the same. But as a three-time national champion and national player […] ... Read More

McFee, Roper win North Carolina’s highest civilian honor

The North Carolina Award was created by the General Assembly in 1961 to recognize significant contributions to the state and nation in the fields of fine arts, literature, public service and science. ... Read More

Chancellor announces $2 million fund, new hub to help students affected by hurricane

Carolina students affected by Hurricane Florence are receiving unprecedented emergency support from the University, which has set up a $2 million fund and a resource hub in the days following the disaster. At the Sept. 27 meeting of the University Board of Trustees, Chancellor Carol L. Folt announced the creation of the $2 million Florence Student Emergency Fund and the Student Success Hub for Florence Recovery for those affected by the hurricane. ... Read More

Carolina announces $2 million initiative to help students and families affected by Hurricane Florence

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced a $2 million Florence Student Emergency Fund to provide support to students faced with unexpected financial hardships following Hurricane Florence. The fund is part of a broader relief effort to assist students and families who were affected by the hurricane. Chancellor Carol L. Folt outlined […] ... Read More