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.

Folt: Sexual assault report coming this week


Faculty Chairman Bruce Cairns was dressed for the occasion. 

Athletes given a new path to return through Complete Carolina

Every summer for almost 10 long years, Marvin Williams has returned to Chapel Hill, taking classes and slowly chipping away at a degree

AIDS research foundation meets at UNC


UNC is hosting the third annual meeting of the Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication at the Carolina Inn through Friday. 

Folt remains unable to comment on new allegations


In Chancellor Carol Folt's monthly update, she said the University will not be able to respond to comments made by Rashad McCants until the investigation by Kenneth Wainstein is complete.

Rashad McCants’ claims bring basketball program under academic scrutiny


It seemed like the men’s basketball program was untouchable.

Class of 2014 graduates bid adieu to UNC


There were a lot of firsts during UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2014 graduation weekend.

Nearly 6,000 graduate in Kenan Memorial Stadium on Sunday


33,000 people took time out of their Mother’s Day to honor the class of 2014 Carolina graduates in Kenan Memorial Stadium.

Sexual assault task force says it’s close to conclusion

More than a year after the University was accused of mishandling sexual assault, students are still without a revised sexual assault policy.

After one year in office, Chancellor Carol Folt stays positive


Chancellor Carol Folt says she doesn’t have much time to herself these days.

Students protest unjust working conditions in Bangladesh


“Hey, Folt! Step off it! Put people over profit!”

Retired UNC faculty members address scandal

A critical letter written by retired faculty members will soon have a response from their former co-workers.

UNC retains attorney for investigation of Department of African and Afro-American Studies

The new administration is treading territory very familiar to its predecessors.

Top administrators hold open house for students


UNC students had a chance to air their concerns about the University in an open house meeting with the administration Wednesday.

“All the questions that you ask are the same questions that we ask every day,” said Winston Crisp, vice chancellor for student affairs. “And we’re trying to figure it all out.”

Folt joins Obama at higher ed summit


Hundreds of college presidents and business leaders — including UNC Chancellor Carol Folt — gathered at the White House Thursday for a higher education summit to address expanding college opportunities.

Carol Folt talks fundraising plans

Chancellor Carol Folt and her advisory committee are working to plan a comprehensive fundraising campaign for the University by developing a strategy that includes both private donors and state support.

Folt emphasizes education changes


Chancellor Carol Folt says the University needs to adapt to the changing environment brought by an educational revolution.

Carol Folt officially installed as chancellor Saturday


When Chancellor Carol Folt took the podium Saturday to officially accept the position she has held for three months, she had tears in her eyes.

Folt installed as chancellor on University Day


UNC leaders, alumni and students gathered in Polk Place Saturday to celebrate the anniversary of the University’s creation and the installation of its 11th chancellor, Carol Folt.

‘World’ event celebrates Folt’s installation


The world is coming to Memorial Hall Friday evening in celebration of UNC’s new chancellor.

Chancellor encourages engagement at Tea Talks


Chancellor Carol Folt said she does not know UNC very well yet — but it does not stop her from being optimistic about the administration’s relationship with students.