Chancellor Carol Folt ushered in a new administration when she began this month — but it is not yet complete.
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.
Yet another leadership gap appeared in an ailing division of the University with the December departure of former Facilities Services director Van Dobson. But University officials said the transition to Interim Director Ray DuBose has been smooth, and that all signs point to a better future for rebuilding the unit, which oversees housekeeping, grounds and building services, among others — totaling more than 1,000 employees.
Chancellor Holden Thorp will soon join the few who have tackled the challenge of balancing teaching with administrative duties when he begins teaching Introduction to Entrepreneurship in the fall.
UNC administrators discussed Thursday the possibility of raising tuition by nearly 40 percent in the next two to four years.
The UNC system has been forced to cut vital resources in the classroom, and now it is cutting some of its leaders. The UNC General Administration, which includes President Thomas Ross and other senior officers, abolished 11 positions to cope with the budget cuts — and it could bring an axe to even more.
To market their products to students on campus, companies are utilizing a novel approach: employing the students themselves.
The University remains in the planning stages of reform in the housekeeping department. Positions of membership in the employee advisory committee, which will link housekeeping staff and management, are open.
After nearly a seven-week search, North Carolina Chancellor Holden Thorp introduced UNC’s next athletic director, Bubba Cunningham, at a press conference Friday.
When the UNC system’s governing body met Thursday, discussions about how to absorb budget cuts and supplement them through other sources of revenue dominated its agenda.
After a consultant’s report unveiled problems of discrimination and inadequate management in Housekeeping Services, University administrators are starting efforts to reform the department immediately.
Plans to offer buyout packages to tenured faculty have been discussed as a viable option to cut costs and find savings at universities in the state.
With the selection of four candidates for the position of vice provost for diversity and multicultural affairs, the University has moved one step closer to addressing its diversity woes.
UNC-system administrators are working to expand foreign language learning opportunities for students as part of an initiative they hope will save money in the long run.
The 13-member committee tapped to select UNC’s next athletic director and the firm hired to lead the search met for the first time Wednesday to discuss candidates for the job.
The 13-member search committee that was formed to help find North Carolina’s next athletic director held its first meeting on Friday, at which the group refined the job description and decided to employ the services of a national search firm.