May 31, 2018
Dr. William L. Roper plans to step down in May 2019 as CEO of UNC Health Care and dean of the School of Medicine, positions he has held since 2004. Roper came to Carolina in...Read More
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
Peter D. Hans ’91, has been elected to a two-year term as chair of the UNC System Board of Governors. Hans, whose term begins July 1, is completing his second term as the board’s vice chair.
Cary businessman Frank Grainger was elected vice chair, and Cary businesswoman Ann B. Goodnight was elected board secretary.
First elected to the Board of Governors in 2003, Hans previously chaired the board’s public affairs committee and board task forces examining the cost of college textbooks and relations with the community college system. He also served on the University of North Carolina Tomorrow Commission and the 2005 and 2010 presidential search committees. Prior to joining the BOG, he completed a six-year term on the State Board of Community Colleges, serving as vice chair and chair of the policy committee. He works as a senior policy adviser for the Raleigh law firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough,
Grainger founded Wilmington-based Fair Products Inc. and was a founding director of the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina. After serving three previous terms on the BOG (1997-2009), he was re-elected to the board in 2011 and currently serves on the public affairs committee.
Elected to the Board of Governors in 2007, Goodnight is director of community relations at SAS in Cary and currently serves on the educational planning, policies and programs committee.