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Learn about the UNC System’s 2018 Legislative Priorities
'The World as Text'
Laura Wright named recipient of
UNC System teaching honor
Every Drop Counts
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Cammie the Crayfish's Cake
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The State of the University:
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The strategic planning process is about addressing priorities and improving our public higher education by strengthening institutions, improving student outcomes and providing access to affordable high-quality degrees.

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UNC Board of Governors Elects New Officers

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has unanimously elected Harry Smith as Chair, Randall Ramsey as Vice Chair and Pearl Burris-Floyd as Secretary. The terms for the new officers begin in July 1, 2018 and run through June 30, 2020.

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John M. Belk Endowment awards $3 million gift to advance student success

CHAPEL HILL, NC - The John M. Belk Endowment has awarded $3 million to the University of North Carolina System to advance innovative student success efforts, including improvements in financial aid and math education.


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Board of Governors May 2018 Meeting

The UNC Board of Governors will meet in regular session at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the UNC Center for School Leadership Development, located at 140 Friday Center Drive in Chapel Hill, NC.

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The University of North Carolina’s 17 campuses share in its mission to discover, create, transmit and apply knowledge. More than 220,000 students are enrolled at 16 universities and the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the country’s first public residential high school for gifted students. Each year, we graduate more than 30,000 students from over 200 academic degree programs. Our graduates emerge as leaders, creators and researchers, prepared to connect with and give back to the communities that have supported UNC for more than two centuries.

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