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Message from UNC campus leaders on events in Minneapolis

Like so many of you, we have seen the recent events in Minneapolis where George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, died while in the custody of police officers. We denounce the actions of the police officers and support the decision to hold those responsible accountable. As we struggle to comprehend these events, we share your sadness, grief and frustration. (UNC.edu)

Bubba Cunningham On UNC's Roadmap For Return

UNC Athletics next week will begin to phase the return of staff, coaches and student-athletes. This coordinated process will allow us to clean and sanitize our facilities, educate student-athletes and staff about precautions and expectations, acclimate back to full workouts, and in many cases test for the COVID-19 virus. Here's the timeline for return: (GoHeels.com)

What Will A Return To College Look Like This Fall? UNC System Schools Share Details

While a few private universities will offer single dorm rooms to residential students, the UNC System is prepared for residence halls to resume at typical capacity. “The model doesn’t work very well if we don’t have students on campus,” said UNC System Board of Governors Chair Randy Ramsey, indicating residence hall fees are crucial to university budgets. (WFAE)

Message from Chancellor Guskiewicz on returning to campus

Based on advice from infectious disease and public health experts, who believe we could be facing a second wave of COVID-19 in late fall or early winter, we are making significant changes. On their guidance, we are starting and finishing the fall semester early in an effort to stay ahead of that second wave. We will modify this plan if the situation warrants. (UNC.edu)

UNC's first day of classes will be Aug. 10, final exams to end Nov. 24, Guskiewicz announces

UNC’s first day of class will be August 10, Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz announced at Thursday’s UNC Board of Trustees meeting. The new start date is eight days before originally planned. Students will complete finals by November 24 then not return to campus until spring semester. Faculty will be asked to prepare for in-person, remote, and hybrid instruction. (Daily Tar Heel)

'We’re not in a race to be first': Guskiewicz and UNC leaders discuss return to campus

UNC Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Bob Blouin hosted a webinar Wednesday to discuss UNC’s options for safe re-entry in the fall in response to COVID-19. “We’re not in a race to be first to reopen campus operations, our on-campus operations,” Guskiewicz said. “We are in a race to be right, and be as right as possible.” (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC president: Expect a return to classrooms this fall

The University of North Carolina system's interim president said Wednesday that he expects students to return to in-person classes this fall and that campus leaders hope to have a more detailed game plan ready by the end of May. Dr. Bill Roper said the system has draft guidance out to campus chancellors and wants to have it finalized by the end of the month. (WRAL.com)

UNC Year In Review: One for the history books

A year in the life of any major research university is marked by milestones, and this year was no different — at least not at first. Earlier this year, the COVID-19 pandemic presented UNC with its biggest challenge in recent memory. Working together, members of the Carolina community, students, staff, faculty, and administrators met the challenge. (UNC.edu)

UNC's Athletic Director on Student Payments, Financial Concerns

UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham and the school’s compliance office worked with the ACC’s compliance coordinators and the NCAA to make sure the university could still send out room and board checks without breaking any rules regarding impermissible benefits. “[Providing room and board resources] was a very high priority for our coaches,” said Cunningham. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Announces $11 Million Gift

On May 12, UNC Kenan-Flagler announced the single largest gift ever from an individual to the business school: an $11 million commitment to support a new building for UNC Kenan-Flagler that will allow it to grow the Undergraduate Business Program by at least 50%. The gift was made by longtime Carolina supporter Steve Bell ’67 along with his wife, Jackie. (UNC.edu)
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