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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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.


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.


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.