Carol L. Folt Named Chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on April 12, 2013, elected Dartmouth’s Interim President Carol L. Folt to be its next chancellor. Folt will assume her new role on July 1, succeeding Holden Thorp, who is leaving to become provost of Washington University in St. Louis. Folt will be the first woman to lead UNC-Chapel Hill.
As the 11th chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill, she will serve as the administrative and executive head of America’s oldest public university. Chartered in 1789, the university ranks among the world’s top academic institutions, with almost 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 3,000 full-time faculty.
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