“These awards honor
the achievement I’m
most proud of,
... the work my students
have done”
UNC Asheville Chemistry Professor
Bert Holmes Wins Two Awards -
For Research and for Teaching
Act Locally, Think ??
UNC Asheville's Jonathon Keats challenges students to build instruments that are out of this world.
Nancy J. Cable
New Chancellor of UNC Asheville

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UNC System President Announces Launch of Student Success Innovation Lab

CHAPEL HILL, NC - UNC System President Margaret Spellings today announced the launch of the Student Success Innovation Lab, a newly created initiative that will help fund and evaluate cost-effective innovations that drive improvements in student success.


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Nancy J. Cable Named Chancellor of UNC Asheville

CHAPEL HILL, NC  – The University of North Carolina Board of Governors elected Dr. Nancy J. Cable as the new chancellor of UNC Asheville during a special session of the board held today. Dr. Cable will assume her new duties on August 15. 


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UNC System President releases statement in response to the N.C. General Assembly's proposed budget

CHAPEL HILL, NC - UNC System President Margaret Spellings issued the following statement in response to the N.C. General Assembly's proposed budget: “The General Assembly’s short session budget adjustments builds on the UNC System’s strongest budget in a decade...

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