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Presidential Communications

In Support of Student Senate Resolution

Nov. 14, 2018 — I’d like to take a moment to express my gratitude to Student Senate for recently adopting a resolution re-stating that the senate “seeks to advocate for the experiences all students, regardless of definitions that may confine the existence of gender identity or gender expression.” [READ FULL POST]

Budget 101 Invitation and Strategic Enrollment Management Update

Nov. 7, 2018 — I am writing to follow up on two important items that I have been working on this semester. First, I want to invite you to join me for a Budget 101 discussion. Second, I have an update on our enrollment management work. [READ FULL POST]

Update on Campus Task Forces

Oct. 16, 2018 — Over 140 faculty, staff, and students have volunteered to serve on three task forces recently convened by Interim Provost Theo Kalikow, and the groups began meeting the first week of October. They are charged with making recommendations, by Dec. 1, for improving student outcomes, reducing the equity gap, realigning student affairs functions to better serve students, and identifying programs and services that can be strengthened, expanded, restructured or discontinued. While each task force has distinct responsibilities, the primary driver for all is how to best serve students. The Task Force Guidelines also note the importance of identifying resource savings. [READ FULL POST]

Welcome to Fall

Aug. 20, 2018 — Welcome to Fall 2018! I am humbled and honored to be serving UNC and so very excited for the start of the semester. My first six weeks have been amazing. [READ FULL POST]