July 28, 2020
Jonathan Pruitt, vice chancellor for finance and operations, is leaving Carolina after two and a half years to return to the UNC System as chief operating officer, effective Aug. 1. Pruitt joined the University in...Read More
July 23, 2020
The UNC System Board of Governors on Thursday affirmed its policy that tuition and fees charged at state universities will not be adjusted should schools now planning to resume on-campus classes in a few weeks...Read More
July 23, 2020
The president of the UNC System could have stronger input into the selection of chancellors of the state’s universities if the system Board of Governors approves a policy on chancellor searches presented Wednesday by incoming...Read More
If it’s Friday, this must be Greensboro.
They also went to Siler City, Snow Hill, Winterville, Lumberton and Rocky Mount — all on the first day. Three buses fanned across the state, one headed east, one west and one southeast, to give 90 faculty members close-up looks at UNC’s impact on North Carolina via the Tar Heel Bus Tour. It was a revival of what began in 1997 under Chancellor Michael Hooker ’69, who tied the bus tour to a reemphasis on UNC’s service to the state.
In getting the buses started again this fall — the event was axed after the 2008 economic downturn — Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz cited Hooker’s vision. The tour visited 26 towns and cities and rolled more than 1,600 miles in three days.
Here’s a day-by-day look at the tour:
• “A Week That Will Change You Life and Your Waistline,” July/August 1999 Review
• “Meeting the Hometowns,” July/August 1998 Review
• “If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Rose Hill,” July/August 1997 Review