Nov. 11, 2019
I spotted something odd when Dad and I were in a retail store when I was 6. I pointed and said, “Daddy, what is that?” I had never seen a “Whites Only” sign hanging over a...Read More
Sept. 12, 2019
During a Carolina chancellor search 32 years ago — and after an exhaustive review that included interviews with 138 alumni, legislators, editors, students, faculty, University administrators, trustees and others — the review team issued a...Read More
In 1971, the N.C. General Assembly passed legislation establishing the Board of Governors and creating the UNC System for Higher Education. As the UNC System welcomes its sixth president, Margaret Spellings, it seems timely to review important data about these 16 universities.
Never in the system’s history have North Carolinians benefited more from these universities’ combined teaching, discovery and service. It’s no secret that Carolina is the oldest and highest ranked among the 16, but some may be surprised that Carolina is not the largest in terms of enrollment and that our percentage of revenues from state appropriations is the lowest of the 16.
Yours at Carolina,
Douglas S. Dibbert ’70