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For more than 200 years, the UNC System 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.

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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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The Presidential Search Committee is dedicated to seeking and finding ideal candidates to serve as the President of the UNC System. This website will serve as a way to update the public, report on progress, solicit feedback, and recruit candidates.

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UNC System Announces Two Winners of the 2019 Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The UNC Board of Governors voted to honor two UNC System faculty members with the 2019 Governor James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service. The recipients are Dr. Mark I. West from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Dr. Martin Posey from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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NC Teaching Fellows Commission Names 2020 Fellows

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Commission has selected 114 individuals for the 2020 class of North Carolina Teaching Fellows. The commission received nearly 200 applications.

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UNC System Commits to Prorated Reimbursements for Unused Housing and Dining Services

CHAPEL HILL, NC - During a special meeting of the UNC Board of Governors, held on March 30, 2020, Interim President Bill Roper announced that the UNC System is committed to prorated reimbursements of payments for unused housing and dining services as a result of the UNC System’s rapid response to COVID-19. The chief financial officers at each of our institutions are working together with the UNC System Office to ensure uniformity of processes and calculations for determining refund amounts.

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The University of North Carolina System’s 17 campuses share in its mission to discover, create, transmit, and apply knowledge. Nearly 250,000 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 55,000 students from undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. Our alumni emerge as leaders, creators, and researchers, prepared to connect with and give back to their communities.

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