April 29, 2020
For many years, a member of the GAA Board of Directors has presented a “My Carolina Story” at the board’s quarterly meetings. One of the most memorable Carolina Stories was offered by longtime GAA Treasurer...Read More
March 12, 2020
Annually I send holiday notes to each member of the GAA staff. Here’s one I sent to our Director of Communications and Alumni Editor Regina Oliver ’75 on the eve of her 25th year with...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