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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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.
Nearly a month into the semester, Chancellor Carol Folt is still working to fill out her administration. And while Folt continues searching to fill some top positions, Brenda Malone will juggle two administrative jobs.
Chancellor Carol Folt doesn’t want to tell people what the University needs to change. Instead, she wants to listen to what stakeholders believe needs to be done.
Chancellor Carol Folt ushered in a new administration when she began this month — but it is not yet complete.
Tucked in a corner office within South Building, a very small woman sits behind a very big desk.
As Jim Dean reflected on his first day as executive vice chancellor and provost July 1, he said he was humbled.
As Jim Dean, the University’s next executive vice chancellor and provost, prepares to transition into his new position, he said he regrets one thing — having to say goodbye to the only home he’s known at the University.
One burning question surrounding the future leadership of Chancellor-elect Carol Folt is whether the interim president of Dartmouth College can manage the sort of controversy associated with a large public university.