A Big Impact
Three UNC ROI Researchers Discuss “Game-Changing Science”
Minority Male Makers
Music Exec and Verizon give students Entrepreneurship and STEM lessons at N.C. A&T
A Creative Sandbox
Center for Design Innovation Promotes Makerspaces, Creativity, Collaborations
Around the State in 100 Days
President Spellings Wraps Up UNC System Tour
Instructional Design
Educators Develop Online Courses at i3@UNC

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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.

UNC Infocenter

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.

UNC Research Opportunities Initiative (ROI)

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

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System News

Chairman of UNC Board of Governors Announces 2016-2017 Committee Leaders

W. Louis Bissette, Jr, Chairman of the UNC Board of Governors, today announced 2016-2017 standing committee assignments, including committee officers. Committee chairs will play an important leadership role in the development of a new strategic plan for the 17-campus University of North Carolina system.

Four Selected for AASCU’s Emerging Leaders Program

On June 1, the American Association of State Colleges & Universities announced the 25 candidates selected to participate in the inaugural class of AASCU’s Emerging Leaders Program. The University of North Carolina has four participants included in the class.

UNC Board of Governors May Meeting Summary

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

Outside Counsel Retained to Provide Legal Services to UNC System in Lawsuit Filed by U.S. Department of Justice

The University of North Carolina system has retained Jones Day and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr (WilmerHale), two nationally renowned law firms, to provide legal services to the University and the UNC Board of Governors in connection with a lawsuit filed earlier this month by the U.S. Department of Justice.


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.