Aug. 22, 2017
Robert Blouin, longtime dean of UNC’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been named provost and executive vice chancellor of the University, succeeding Jim Dean, who is stepping down after serving four years in the position....Read More
July 27, 2017
Haywood D. Cochrane Jr. ’70 of Elon has been elected chair of the Board of Trustees. Cochrane, former chair of the board of directors of DARA Biosciences Inc., began his service on the board in...Read More
July 1, 2017
Paul Hardin III, the steadfast lawyer and Methodist bishop’s son who steered UNC and three other campuses as they grew through tumultuous and historic times, has died. He was 86. Hardin spent 27 years as...Read More
Barbara Rosser Hyde ’83 of Memphis, Tenn., has been appointed to a four-year term on the UNC Board of Trustees to begin July 1.
A Morehead Scholar who earned English and religion degrees, Hyde has served as president of the J.R. Hyde III Family Foundation and director of the J.R. Hyde Sr. Foundation. The foundations support education, civil rights and other endeavors. She began her career as a development officer at Carolina and was executive director of UNC’s Arts and Sciences Foundation from 1987 to 1992. Hyde chairs the external advisory board of UNC’s Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
Her appointment fills a vacancy left by Philip Carson ’63 of Asheville, who did not seek reappointment.
The UNC System Board of Governors reappointed three trustees to new four-year terms: Paul Fulton ’57 of Winston-Salem, Karol Mason ’79 of Atlanta and Nelson Schwab III ’67 of Charlotte.