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Presidential Communications

A Message from President Andy Feinstein: Update on Efforts to Address COVID-19 Related Financial Impacts

Several weeks ago, we convened a special Board of Trustees meeting to discuss the emerging financial impacts of COVID-19 on UNC. In that meeting, we projected to finish out this fiscal year with a revenue loss of $4.5M and the potential for far greater losses next year. [READ FULL POST]

A Message from President Andy Feinstein: Planning for Our Return in the Fall Semester

April 30, 2020: As the spring semester winds down and we prepare for a continuation of online instruction over the summer, our focus has naturally turned toward planning for the fall. I want to take a moment to share what information I can with you now so our students and their families, as well as our staff and faculty, can begin taking appropriate steps to prepare. [READ FULL POST]

A Message from President Andy Feinstein: Cuts Made to Executive Pay as Trustees Receive Preliminary Budget Outlook

April 22, 2020: This morning, the Board of Trustees convened for a public presentation and discussion about the projected financial impact of COVID-19 on UNC’s FY 20 and FY 21 budgets, as well as various measures that are being considered to address projected shortfalls in the months ahead. [READ FULL POST]

A Message from President Andy Feinstein: Cancellation of On-Campus Events Through July 31, 2020

April 21, 2020: We have no way to know when moderate to large gathering will be safe or allowed, so we have made the decision to cancel all campus events through July 31, 2020. This will include in-person classes (all summer courses will be delivered online), New Student Orientations, Concerts Under the Stars, Little Theatre of the Rockies, sports camps, summer enrichment programs, and other events on campus or sanctioned by the university. [READ FULL POST]