Randy Woodson

Purdue administrator to lead N.C. State

System leaders extol Woodson

Randy Woodson’s selection as chancellor for N.C. State University was described by most in three words — a perfect fit.

The UNC-system Board of Governors elected Woodson at its meeting Friday. The decision was made after a six-month search conducted by an 18-person committee.

N.C. State University

Location: Raleigh, N.C.

Type: four-year, public

Year founded: 1887

Total enrollment (fall 2013): 34,009

Undergraduate enrollment (fall 2013): 24,536

Undergraduate applicants (fall 2013): 25,542

Acceptance rate: 46 percent

Graduation rate (after four years, 2013): 41

In-state undergraduate tuition and fees (2014-15): $4,148.21

Sports nickname: Wolfpack

Website: www.ncsu.edu

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