Carol Folt http://wunc.org en Whistleblower Calls For Reform In Educating Athletes At UNC http://wunc.org/post/whistleblower-calls-reform-educating-athletes-unc <p></p><p></p><p>Mary&nbsp;Willingham&nbsp;is a polarizing name in Chapel Hill these days. The academic advisor at UNC says a majority of football and men’s basketball players are woefully&nbsp;underprepared&nbsp;for the college classroom. University administrators dispute those claims. As the credibility of&nbsp;Willingham’s&nbsp;findings has been called into question, she’s asking how universities can better educate these young men.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:28:27 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 29813 at http://wunc.org Whistleblower Calls For Reform In Educating Athletes At UNC UNC Chancellor Carol Folt Takes The Helm http://wunc.org/post/unc-chancellor-carol-folt-takes-helm <p><span data-term="goog_200896798" tabindex="0">On Saturday</span> UNC Chapel Hill inducted its first female chancellor, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carol_Folt">Carol Folt</a>.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:02:34 +0000 Laura Lee, Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 24159 at http://wunc.org UNC Chancellor Carol Folt Takes The Helm Promise, Scandal, And Resolution: The Thorp Era At UNC http://wunc.org/post/promise-scandal-and-resolution-thorp-era-unc <p></p><p>It’s commencement weekend across North Carolina. Thousands of college students will get their degrees and begin their professional lives. This year, they’re not the only ones who will get a fresh start. After five years as the chancellor at UNC-Chapel Hill, Holden Thorp is leaving to become the <a href="/post/thorp-moving-unc-washington-university">provost at Washington University in Saint Louis</a>. Fri, 10 May 2013 08:55:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 15075 at http://wunc.org Promise, Scandal, And Resolution: The Thorp Era At UNC Folt Elected First Female Chancellor Of UNC- Chapel Hill http://wunc.org/post/folt-elected-first-female-chancellor-unc-chapel-hill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Carol </span>Folt<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> couldn’t’ stop smiling as she waited her turn to address the </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Board of Governors. Color coordinated with her husband in Carolina Blue, the current interim President at Dartmouth College nearly jumped out of her seat after the Board unanimously voted to make her the new chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:02:01 +0000 Dave DeWitt 13597 at http://wunc.org Folt Elected First Female Chancellor Of UNC- Chapel Hill Folt To Be Named New Chancellor At UNC-Chapel Hill http://wunc.org/post/report-folt-be-named-new-chancellor-unc-chapel-hill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WUNC has confirmed that the current interim president at Dartmouth College is the choice to become the new chancellor at </span>UNC-Chapel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hill.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Carol Folt has been at Dartmouth for 30 years. After graduating with degrees from U.C. Santa Barbara and U.C. Davis, she climbed the ranks from environmental science professor at Dartmouth to Dean to Provost. Last summer, she was named interim president.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 01:40:10 +0000 Dave DeWitt 13548 at http://wunc.org Folt To Be Named New Chancellor At UNC-Chapel Hill