The UNC System Office houses the offices of the President and other senior administrative officers of the multi-campus University of North Carolina System.

This core administrative staff is responsible for executing the policies of the UNC Board of Governors and providing University-wide leadership in the areas of academic affairs, business and financial management, long-range planning, student affairs, research, legal affairs, and government relations.

The UNC System Office also has administrative oversight of a number of University affiliates, including UNC-TV, the North Carolina Arboretum, the NC State Education Assistance Authority, the NC State Approving Agency, the University of North Carolina Press, and Go Global NC.

Leadership and Organizational Structure

Peter Hans
President

  • Norma Houston
    Chief of Staff
    (919) 962-3910
  • Jonathan Pruitt
    Chief Operating Officer
    (919) 843-7338
  • Kimberly van Noort
    Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer
    (919) 843-8347
  • Jennifer Haygood
    Senior Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer
    (919) 962-4600
  • Matthew Brody
    Senior Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer
    (919) 962-4651
  • Andrew P. Kelly
    Senior Vice President for Strategy and Policy
    (919) 962-5568
  • Tom Shanahan
    Senior Vice President for Governance, Legal, and Risk and General Counsel
    (919) 962-4588