Category Archive: Higher Ed

Stopping to thank our staff

Labor Day is a good day to think about and thank all the people who work for UNC-Chapel Hill and the Gillings School, but especially members of our staff. Last week, David Parker, interim vice chancellor and general counsel at UNC’s Office of University Counsel, was honored at an event… Read More

Supreme Court does the right thing on race-conscious admissions

I’m relieved and so grateful that the Supreme Court upheld the University of Texas at Austin’s protocol to consider race in admissions decisions. That doesn’t mean race should be the only cogent factor, but for university leaders who want to increase diversity in our schools–and we are among those who do–being able… Read More

A perfect UNC-Chapel Hill day

2016 Commencement at Carolina Sunday, May 8, could not have been more perfect for the University’s commencement. Check out the Carolina blue sky over thousands of blue-clad, glad Carolina grads in the photo above and video below. It was the first time students were seated on the field in 16 years,… Read More