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.

Contextualized grading debate an old one

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As faculty and students gear up for a semester-long discussion of contextualized grading at UNC, a decades-long conversation will likely see a resolution.


Faculty headed to NCAA meeting

The Faculty Athletics Committee is becoming increasingly involved in giving input to ACC and NCAA conference proposals and discussed upcoming proposals for the NCAA convention later this week.


Column: This could have been over long ago

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On Dec. 30 I spent eight hours at UNC’s General Administration building for the court-ordered mediation between the University and 10 news organizations, a list that includes The Daily Tar Heel. 


Gene Chizik possible next defensive coordinator

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During the 2014 football season, the North Carolina defense was torched week in and week out — finishing the season ranked No. 117 in total defense out of the 125 teams in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision.


Folt postpones contextualized transcripts over student concerns

Contextualized transcripts will not be implemented for at least another semester, after Chancellor Carol Folt decided there were too many concerns about the change — both logistically and conceptually.


News groups suing UNC for public records

The Daily Tar Heel and nine other media organizations filed a suit against the University Monday for the release of personnel records for employees facing disciplinary action after they were named in the Wainstein report.


Faculty Council focuses on core values in response to Wainstein report

Faculty members have been in an identity crisis since the release of the Wainstein Report a month ago. 


Panel criticizes Wainstein report’s public interpretation

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In the wake of Kenneth Wainstein’s investigation, students, faculty and administrators are concerned that some interpretations of his report have raised misconceptions about the African-American community. 


UNC makes first investment in 10-year academic support plan

When Kenneth Wainstein’s independent investigation revealed the extent of academic advisers’ involvement in a decades-long athletic-academic scandal, Chancellor Carol Folt said she felt comfortable with the steps the University had taken to reform its advising system. 


Faculty Council suggest solutions to academic problems

A week after the release of Kenneth Wainstein’s investigation report on the academic scandal, the members of the UNC Faculty Council assembled to discuss the resolution of the existing problems and try to path the way for the University’s future.


University adds travel limits due to Ebola

UNC and UNC Health Care prohibited all University-sponsored travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and asked that students and staff avoid personal travel to the three nations, which have seen outbreaks of Ebola, Wednesday. 


Faculty, athletic counselors facing disciplinary action at UNC

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Before students could even digest the Wainstein report, Chancellor Carol Folt made a promise — nine UNC employees will face disciplinary action.


Wainstein report might be the conclusion to UNC's academic scandal

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It was all a lie.


Wainstein report in four easy questions

Kenneth Wainstein released his report Wednesday.


Governor Pat McCrory delivers keynote address at University Day

It was 1984 and Gov. Pat McCrory made the tough call.


U.S. assistant attorney general headlines 10th anniversary celebration of Stone Center

Students and alumni kept Sonja Haynes Stone’s memory alive and well at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History Thursday night.


Advisers want more of a dialogue with Carol Folt

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UNC faculty members said they want better communication between them and Chancellor Carol Folt in the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee’s first independent meeting of the year Monday.


Students pressure Carol Folt to sign Bangladeshi accord

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Student Action with Workers brought its cause directly to the eyes of South Building Wednesday by hanging a banner on the Old Well.


Students honored Seamus Heaney with poetry reading

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A Tuesday evening memorial for late Irish poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney brought together two places — one that’s known for its 40 shades of green and another that’s hooked on just one shade of blue; one that raised a Nobel Prize-winning poet and another that now houses much of his poetic legacy.


UNC's new policy explains sanctions for sexual assault

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UNC students have never been told what “yes” is.