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For more than 200 years, UNC has evolved to meet the needs of students and society. The work of visionary leaders continues that progress today with new and innovative ways to shape the future of education in the state.

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The UNC InfoCenter contains downloadable reports and data tables and interactive data tools. InfoCenter supports transparency and accountability to North Carolina taxpayers and other stakeholders, and it supports efforts to increase the University’s efficiency and impacts.

Report on Organizational Effectiveness: General Administration of the University of North Carolina System

The Boston Consulting Group was hired to review the structure, activities, and organizational effectiveness of the General Administration of the University of North Carolina System. The final report was delivered on March 28, 2016.

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The UNC Research Opportunities Initiative provides targeted funding for innovative and potentially game-changing research projects.

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NCCU Chancellor Debra Saunders-White to Take Medical Leave of Absence; Provost Johnson Akinleye Named Acting Chancellor

North Carolina Central University Chancellor Debra Saunders-White, who has been undergoing treatment for cancer, has requested a medical leave of absence in order to fully focus her energies on her treatment.

July 2016 Board Meeting Summary

The board meeting summary highlights selected actions taken by the UNC Board of Governors during the July meeting.

Eleven North Carolina educators to travel to Singapore to study math, science teaching techniques

Eleven middle school and high school educators from North Carolina will travel to Singapore July 15-24 to learn about the best practices of teaching mathematics and science from their counterparts in one of the world’s most-acclaimed education systems.

Kevin Howell Named UNC Senior Vice President for External Affairs

Kevin Howell, assistant to the chancellor for external affairs at North Carolina State University, has been named to the newly created post of senior vice president for external affairs of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. The appointment, effective July 11, was announced today by UNC President Margaret Spellings.


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.