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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On Saturday, a confederate group showed up to UNC's main campus near Silent Sam's former location in McCorkle Place. The group was joined by members armed with guns and knives who stood near Memorial Hall. UNC Police responded to the group's presence on campus, but made no arrest at the sight of the armed members.
The Los Angeles-based university has made recent headlines for a college admissions scandal. More than 50 individuals were charged last week, including four USC athletics officials and several wealthy parents of students at the school.
The Board of Governors has extended the deadline for their decision on the future of Silent from March 15 to their May 2019 meeting, a cause of concern for activists.
Kevin Guskiewicz's longevity at UNC is full of awards and accolades — though the student body, and even some faculty, are left with concern for the decorated interim chancellor.
Since 2016, Guskiewicz has been the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, a college that has over 70 academic departments, programs, institutes and centers. The college has over 17,000 undergraduates and 2,400 graduate students.
UNC "struggled to communicate, prepare, and execute their plans for the August 20, 2018 demonstration."
Carol Folt gave her final remarks in a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, her last day as chancellor of UNC. We take a look back at previous chancellors to get a glimpse into what the road ahead might look like.
"I love UNC. I would not do this job if I didn’t love UNC. But with that love comes expectations — expectations of transparency, of access, of truth."
Students reflect on Chancellor Folt's legacy and their hopes for the next chancellor in the face of Folt's tumultuous relationship with students.
Carol Folt completed her last day at UNC on Thursday, which elicited a mixed reaction from students. The Daily Tar Heel asked students in the Pit what they would want to say to Folt on her last day as chancellor.
The UNC Board of Trustees held their last meeting with Chancellor Carol Folt in attendance Thursday morning. She gave her final remarks and was awarded The Order of the Long Leaf Pine by N.C. Governor Roy Cooper.
At the UNC-system Board of Governors' January meeting, loose ends were discussed regarding Silent Sam and student demonstrators in addition to status updates on other University issues.
Interim UNC-system President Bill Roper laid out his main criteria for finding an interim chancellor at a Faculty Executive Committee meeting Friday.
Chancellor Carol Folt’s term only has 9 days left, and the Faculty Executive Committee convened with her before her leave.
Student Admissions Ambassadors have to tackle difficult questions during tours, and find a way to tactfully explain the recent events to prospective students and parents.
In recent months, the role of the UNC-system Board of Governors and UNC-Chapel Hill's Board of Trustees has been highlighted surrounding the Silent Sam controversy and Chancellor Carol Folt’s resignation.