Carol L. Folt (2013 – 19)

At her inauguration on University Day, Chancellor Folt spoke enthusiastically about “Carolina warmth and a Tar Heel welcome,” and about her excitement to be leading one of the nation’s great public research universities. “It is the privilege of my life to be here,” she concluded, adding, “Together, we can make history.”

Dartmouth Leader Chosen to be Chancellor
Carol L. Folt said she’d only whizzed by the Old Well in a car and was anxious to slow down, get out and take a drink. A TV cameraman, of course, said he’d be only too happy to meet her there for a photo op. But it was not a day for Folt to slow down…

A Tar Heel Welcome
GAA President Doug Dibbert ’70 reflected in his “Yours at Carolina” column on Carol L. Folt becoming Carolina’s 11th chancellor.

A Very ‘Public’ 220th to You All
Carol L. Folt rouses a University Day crowd on the day of her installation.

Reflections on a First Year
Whatever else she has done in her first year, Carol L. Folt spreads sunshine. Carolina’s 11th chancellor tends to look on the bright side.

Carol L. Folt, 11th Chancellor
“I know how much public education can change lives”

Folt’s Resignation Reset to Jan. 31 After BOG Meeting
“[Y]ou’ve heard me say many times that it is the privilege of my life to serve as chancellor of this great university. I’m deeply proud of what you’ve accomplished and what we’ve accomplished together since I became a Tar Heel nearly six years ago in 2013.”

Folt Leaves “at Complete Peace”
The chancellor told the GAA Board of Directors, “I always come here and remember saying to you, the new norm is certain uncertainty.”