Beating the Heat with Class
Summer School Promotes Student Success
From the Soil to the Glass
UNC System Gives NC Wine Industry Its Legs
Making a Noise
2019’s Marian Drane Graham Scholars Have Plenty to Share
Credit Where Credit is Due
UNC System Implements Standardized AP Credit Policy
The Buzz in Your Cup
Bee Campuses Support NC Agriculture, the Economy, and Your Coffee Habit

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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.

Strategic Planning

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.

UNC Research Opportunities Initiative (ROI)

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

Across the System

Dr. Jessica Ellis, an assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Dementia Alliance of North Carolina to further her research into a ‘healthy’ fatty acid in order to

System News

UNC System Presidential Search Committee Co-Chairs appoint Kim Strach as director

CHAPEL HILL, NC – UNC System Presidential Search Committee Co-Chairs Wendy Murphy and Randy Ramsey have announced that Kimberly W. Strach has been appointed director of the UNC System Presidential Search Committee. Strach will begin this role effectively immediately. 


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UNC System Establishes Partnership with PsychArmor Institute

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The University of North Carolina System and PsychArmor Institute have announced a new joint partnership implemented to help educators and administrators better understand the challenges and opportunities both active duty and veteran students face on campus.

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UNC System Interim President Bill Roper names Dr. Peggy Valentine as Interim Chancellor of Fayetteville State University

CHAPEL HILL, NC – University of North Carolina System Interim President Bill Roper today announces the appointment of Dr. Peggy Valentine as interim chancellor of Fayetteville State University. The appointment will be effective August 7, 2019.

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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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