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. 


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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English professor George Lensing reads one of Seamus Heaney's poems at an event honoring the poet.

Students honored Seamus Heaney with poetry reading

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.