May 12, 2018
The General Alumni Association on Saturday honored three alumni for their service to the University or the association. Recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Service Medals are Phillip L. Clay ’68, former member of the UNC...Read More
May 10, 2018
If Dwight Stone ’73 were to play basketball for Roy Williams ’72, no doubt he would earn the title of “tough little nut,” the coach’s highest praise for those stars who tower over him. Steady,...Read More
May 10, 2018
Don’t underestimate Teresa Williams ’77. She has surprised her colleagues on boards from Chapel Hill to Cullowhee — people who wonder what a “housewife” is doing in their midst, but they’ve emerged better for her...Read More
Kevin Martin ’89 has been chosen by President Bush to chair the Federal Communications Commission. Martin, a former Carolina student body president who has served on the FCC for four years, replaces Michael K. Powell, who retired.
Martin has been a supporter of telecommunications deregulation and has taken a firm stand against indecency in broadcasting.
A political science graduate from UNC who headed the student body in 1988-89, Martin also holds a master’s in public policy analysis from Duke and a law degree from Harvard. He received the GAA’s Distinguished Young Alumni award last fall.
He is one of two alumni on the five-member FCC which includes Michael Copps ’67.