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Presidential Communications

Welcome President Feinstein

UNC’s community of alumni, students and friends share their words of welcome with President Andy Feinstein for his Presidential Investiture. [READ FULL POST]

Andy speaking at Destination UNC

Throughout the academic year, we have been focused on rethinking how to better serve and support our students. [READ FULL POST]

Details of Personnel Cost Savings

As promised, I am following up on Monday’s email to provide more details. All divisions remain on track to meet their cost-saving goals. Yesterday, we finished notifying the 11 staff members who were laid off, which completes by far the most difficult part of confronting the harsh reality of eliminating our $10 million structural deficit. [READ FULL POST]

Vacant Position Eliminations and Layoffs

As you know, we are addressing the university’s $10 million structural deficit through a combination of university and division-level cost savings. After much discussion with the campus, I decided last month to implement three university-level options: increasing the faculty and exempt staff contribution to health insurance, modifying our employee/dependent tuition waiver benefit and offering a faculty retirement incentive. We are also identifying $8.5M in savings at the division level. [READ FULL POST]