Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Business & Administration.
Q&A with UNC Athletics' Mike Bunting
Mike Bunting serves as UNC's associate athletic director for facility planning and management, which means that he's currently very busy. UNC athletic facilities are undergoing massive renovations this year, impacting track and field, soccer, football, field hockey and lacrosse. Rachel Jones spoke with Bunting about the renovations and what they'll mean for the future.
UNC, NCAA meeting to include Roy Williams, Larry Fedora
An August meeting between the NCAA and UNC in Nashville will include football head Larry Fedora and men’s basketball coach Roy Williams. In a letter addressed to Chancellor Carol Folt, the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions set aside two days beginning August 16 to speak with representatives from UNC. The University released the letter Tuesday.
UNC, NCAA Sparring Over Bylaw Interpretation
The NCAA acknowledged in procedural documents released publicly on Tuesday that determining the legitimacy of the University of North Carolina’s irregular AFAM courses is beyond its jurisdictional scope and that its allegations against the institution are focused on the arrangements that were afforded to student-athletes with regard to those courses.
UNC hearing before NCAA infractions board set for August 16
UNC will get a hearing next month in front of the NCAA's Committee on Infractions in the on-going investigation into no-show classes. In correspondence made public Tuesday, the NCAA set Aug. 16 as the date for that hearing. The NCAA gave UNC an amended, third notice of allegations in December, detailing five Level 1 infractions, including lack of institutional control.
Carol Folt takes deep dive into Galápagos research
On her recent trip to Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands, Chancellor Carol Folt dived (literally) into the research UNC faculty and staff and their collaborators at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito are conducting. Folt’s visit included giving the commencement speech at USFQ, discussions with researchers and a dive to see hammerhead sharks and sea turtles.
UNC receives new response in NCAA investigation
UNC has received a new response from the NCAA linked to the long-running academic fraud allegations. "We have received the response. We will release it after a review of privacy concerns," University officials told ABC11. The NCAA charged UNC with five violations, including a lack of institutional control and failing to sufficiently monitor its academic support program for athletes.
Why UNC will pay more for campus athletics upgrade
A $55 million plan to replace UNC’s soccer/lacrosse stadium and build the football team a bigger practice complex has seen its price tag rise more than 22 percent, because of design changes and a hotter-than-it-has-been construction market. The bill for Fetzer Field’s successor and the football team’s new indoor/outdoor practice fields is now expected to approach $67.4 million.
Paul Hardin leaves behind legacy of integrity
Love, honor and integrity were common themes in the service and in the life of a man who navigated an athletic scandal before ever coming to UNC, who played in the 1962 British Open for fun, who fought against segregation in both academic and religious realms, who sent flags to half-mast at both Duke University and UNC with the news of his death.
UNC Athletics: Catching up with Corey Holliday
I recently got the chance to sit down with former UNC wideout and current Associate Athletic Director Corey Holliday. By the time he graduated in 1993, Holliday held the the school record for career receptions. He played in 47 games in his career and caught a pass in every one. Holliday went on to play for the Pittsburgh Steelers and now supervises UNC's football operations.
Former UNC chancellor Paul Hardin remembered for irrepressible spirit
Paul Hardin, whose over-the-top enthusiasm led him to declare nearly every day the best day ever, every bite of his wife’s cooking the best dish ever and his position as UNC chancellor the best job ever, was celebrated at a memorial service Saturday as a superlative leader, family man and follower of Jesus Christ.
Memorial service held for former UNC chancellor Paul Hardin
A memorial service was held Saturday afternoon for a former UNC chancellor who died last week after a battle with ALS. Paul Hardin III served as UNC's seventh chancellor from 1988 to 1995. He helped lead the school's yearlong bicentennial fundraising effort and celebration that culminated in late 1993 and included a visit from then-President Bill Clinton.
Flags at UNC to be lowered Saturday in honor of chancellor who died
Flags at the UNC-Chapel Hill campus will be lowered to half-staff Saturday as a tribute to the late chancellor, Paul Hardin, who died July 1. Gov. Roy Cooper issued the order Thursday. All United States and North Carolina flags on the campus will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday.
Carolina Blood Drive loses its greatest supporter, Paul Hardin
The Carolina Blood Drive planning committee was saddened to learn that Chancellor Emeritus Paul Hardin III passed on July 1, 2017. Without Chancellor Hardin, the Carolina Blood Drive would not exist. The Carolina Blood Drive began in 1989 at the behest of Chancellor Hardin who was well aware of the critical need for blood during the summer months.
Making an impact as a global university
To better understand just how North Carolina’s faculty and researchers are impacting lives around the world, Chancellor Carol L. Folt traveled almost 8,000 miles to Zambia, Malawi and Kenya. By visiting Carolina partners and meeting with high-level diplomats, Folt saw firsthand how the University’s programs are aiding the developing world.
Paul Hardin — a good man who made UNC better
When Paul Hardin slipped away last week, North Carolina lost a brilliant and fine man, a UNC chancellor whose leadership was endearing, its lessons enduring. “This may be audacious, but here’s an idea,” I heard him say so often as a way to prepare us to hear how he might see the future differently. It was the good fortune of us all to learn from him.