Topics: Carol Folt

Carol Folt is the current chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill. She is the 11th chancellor at UNC and the first woman to hold the position, and she took office on July 1, 2013. She was officially installed on Oct. 12, 2013. She came to UNC after acting as the interim president of Dartmouth College.

Graduation speaker focuses on undocumented immigrants in commencement speech

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Commencement speaker Paul Cuadros spoke about his experience as the son of immigrants in his speech at UNC's winter commencement ceremony Sunday.


Student leads waste-free initiative on campus

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Forum attendees talk growth of University democracy, interdisciplinary studies

At a public forum Tuesday, Chancellor Carol Folt talked about the University’s future.


Chancellor and Chapel Hill mayor encourage students to vote early, vote often and get your voice heard

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Before they voted publicly at Chapel of the Cross Thursday, Chancellor Carol Folt, Mayor Pam Hemminger and student government representative Wilson Sink talked about why going to the polls is so important.


Folt hosts panel on Zika virus

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Chancellor Folt hosted an event to raise awareness about the Zika virus on June 30.


Folt holds panel on Zika virus

Chancellor Folt hosted an event on Zika virus awareness Thursday.


UNC maintains accreditation after scandal

On Thursday, Chancellor Carol Folt announced the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges had lifted UNC's academic probation and maintained the University's accreditation. 


Probation on University accreditation lifted

Chancellor Folt announced today the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has lifted UNC’s academic probation one year after it was put in place. 


Board of Trustees discusses Alert Carolina, renovations and applied sciences

The Board of Trustees convened on May 18 and 19 for their May meetings. Members heard presentations across many topics, including the University’s security system and funding for the Applied Physical Sciences department.


Chancellor Folt creates new position for the arts

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Roy Williams might want to warm up his vocal chords — UNC is about to get a lot more artsy.


University announces Mark Merritt is new general counsel

The University announced Mark Merritt has been named vice chancellor and general counsel for the University.


North Carolina Ag-gag law draws lawsuits

A new law in North Carolina that prohibits the use of recordings in businesses such as daycares, nursing homes or agricultural and farm venues has ignited a lawsuit against N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper and UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt.


Board of Trustees learn about UNC's new environmental goals

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Chancellor Carol Folt has three environmental goals for UNC, but no timeline has been set for achieving them.


Chancellor announces new steps on race

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In an email Monday night, Chancellor Carol Folt laid out a response to ongoing discussions about UNC’s racial climate, including students’ protests and demands from a town hall meeting in November.


2,000 new graduates celebrate in the Dean Dome

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Another 2,113 UNC students switched their tassels to officially become alumni Sunday afternoon.


Athletes' academics, online learning main topics at BOG committee meeting

Timothy Gallimore, assistant vice president for academic planning and state authorization, discussed the possibility of North Carolina joining the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements program.


Folt holds race relations meeting with town hall protestors and other student leaders

“There are definitely a lot of steps being put in the right direction,” Morton said.

“Does that mean the work ends? No. Does that mean that there needs to be more work done? Yes.”


UNC paid $12,500 to town hall moderator Clarence Page

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UNC paid Clarence Page, a member of The Chicago Tribune's editorial board, $12,500 to moderate the University's Nov. 19 town hall on race and inclusion.


Students ask administrators to act on systemic racism

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Halfway through moderator Clarence Page’s first sentence at Thursday’s Town Hall on race and inclusion, a chant broke out.


Iowa State president drops in on nightlife

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Colleges are constantly trying to combat binge drinking, but the president of Iowa State University might win the prize for most creative.