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.

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Campaign for Carolina begins historic fundraiser to improve arts, scholarships

UNC launched “For All Kind: the Campaign for Carolina” today with a kick off event in Polk Place. A fundraising campaign aiming to raise $4.25 billion by the end of 2022, Campaign for Carolina marks the largest campaign in the school’s history and the second largest among public universities in the country. Its goals are, among other things, to eliminate financial barriers to education and improve the arts at UNC.  Here’s how the fundraiser affects students. 


N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein has joined 15 other attorney generals in suing President Trump over his repeal of DACA.

N.C. Attorney General sues Trump over DACA

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein joined 15 other state attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival grantees on Wednesday. This lawsuit comes on the heels of the Donald Trump administration’s announcement to end DACA Tuesday. 


Chancellor Carol Folt delivers her State of the University address to the UNC Student Congress Tuesday evening in the Aquarium Lounge of the Student Union. 

Chancellor’s letter for first-year students

Dear Class of 2021, Welcome to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. You are joining a very special, global community that will support and inspire you during your time at Carolina.