Sartarelli Named Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Jose V. “Zito” Sartarelli, Ph.D., a former pharmaceutical executive who now serves as chief global officer and dean of the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. UNC President …

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UNC Board of Governors Announces University-wide 2015 Awards for Teaching Excellence

The Board of Governors of the 17-campus University North Carolina has selected some of the University’s most outstanding faculty to receive its 2015 Awards for Excellence in Teaching.  The 17 recipients, representing an array of academic disciplines, were nominated by special committees on their home campuses and selected by the Board of Governors’ Committee on …

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Impact of Higher Education in NC Totaled $63.5 Billion in 2012-13

North Carolina’s institutions of higher education deliver a solid return on investment for their students and the state, according to the first-ever statewide analysis of higher education’s impact on the state’s economy. The University of North Carolina system, the North Carolina Community College System and the 36 campuses of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities …

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UNC System Awards Research Grants in Priority Areas

The University of North Carolina General Administration has awarded six three-year grants totaling nearly $9 million to support game-changing faculty research in areas of strategic importance to the state.  Each of the funded projects involves faculty partners from two or more UNC campuses. Faculty teams from NC State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC Charlotte, North Carolina …

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Fennebresque Elected Board Chair; Other Officers Named

Charlotte attorney John Fennebresque, a partner and vice chairman of the McGuireWoods law firm, will serve as the next chair of the UNC Board of Governors, the policy-making body of the 17-campus University of North Carolina.  His two-year term begins July 1.  In addition, Asheville attorney Louis Bissette was elected to serve as vice chair …

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