Margaret Spellings was inaugurated as the 18th president of the UNC System, the oldest public university in America, on Oct.13, 2016. The ceremony was held in Memorial Hall on the campus of UNC.
Carolina celebrated its 223rd birthday with annual University Day festivities in October. The keynote address, “The Miles We Travel,” was given by Steve Farmer, head of UNC’s undergraduate admissions.
University Day marks the birth of the University on Oct. 12, 1793. This complete program video features speeches by UNC Chancellor Carol Folt, UNC System President Margaret Spellings and Steve Farmer, head of undergraduate admissions.
The laying of Old East’s cornerstone 223 years ago marked the founding of UNC and the reason University Day is celebrated each year.
On May 31, we marked 173 years of your GAA serving UNC and everyone connected to it — alumni, students and the Carolina community. Watch this video in celebration.
Beginning with a brief look back at the status of diversity at UNC 50 years ago, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Undergraduate Admissions Stephen Farmer lead an informative session showing how diversity is represented at Carolina today.
This session will showcase some of the creativity emanating from across the College of Arts and Sciences. You will see and share in the excellence of the environment in which students and faculty thrive at Carolina.
Carolina, like many public universities, faces a critical challenge today: how to sustain the quality of faculty and facilities and keep costs affordable for students and their families. Tuition has increased significantly over the past two decades.
How different is student life today as compared to Carolina in the 1960s? Discover the differences and similarities in the “Carolina experience” across the generations when we assemble a select panel of alumni and current students.