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.


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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Signs were placed around campus quoting Chancellor Carol Folt's response to an earlier posted sign that she said incited violence.

New posters with quote from Folt appear on campus

Fliers with quotes from Chancellor Carol Folt, images of a pig in a police hat and warnings of Nazi propaganda were put up around the quad area — some seemingly in response to a statement made by Chancellor Carol Folt regarding previous anti-fascist fliers.