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
A UNC alumnus is one of two people chosen by the University to fill top positions in student affairs.
Jonathan Sauls ’94, who also earned his law degree from UNC in 1997, is Carolina’s new dean of students. Sauls had served as interim dean of students since last year. He came to Carolina in 2005 as assistant dean of students and a judicial programs officer after working in private practice.
Also, Bettina Shuford, assistant vice president of student affairs at Bowling Green State University, has been named associate vice chancellor of student affairs, effective April 4. Shuford, with more than 20 years of experience in student affairs administration, takes on the position previously held by Winston Crisp’92 (JD), who became vice chancellor for student affairs in early 2010.
Sauls said he wants to focus on the Greek system by making resources more readily available to sororities and fraternities and by improving communication between UNC officials and students in the Greek system. He also wants to focus more attention on needs of graduate and professional students.
“One-third of the campus is made up of graduate and professional students,” Sauls said. “They have different needs, like having a family, living off campus and being employed while going to school here.”
Shuford, whose bachelor’s degree is from N.C. Central University, has a master’s from UNC Greensboro, where she also was assistant to the vice chancellor for student affairs and director of minority student affairs from 1988 to 1993. She has a doctorate from Bowling Green.