Margaret Spellings was inaugurated as the 18th president of the UNC System, the oldest public university in America, on Oct.13, 2016. The ceremony was held in Memorial Hall on the campus of UNC.
Carolina celebrated its 223rd birthday with annual University Day festivities in October. The keynote address, “The Miles We Travel,” was given by Steve Farmer, head of UNC’s undergraduate admissions.
University Day marks the birth of the University on Oct. 12, 1793. This complete program video features speeches by UNC Chancellor Carol Folt, UNC System President Margaret Spellings and Steve Farmer, head of undergraduate admissions.