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Schools Prepare For ACC Network Launch

When the ACC Network was announced in July 2016, the scramble began at nearly every league school to get the needed facilities built. One of the biggest projects in the league is at UNC. The facility, next to the Koury Natatorium and across the sidewalk from the Smith Center, will be the two-story, 13,000-square-foot Carolina Athletics Media Communication Center. (SportsChannel 8)

The Financial Stakes of the NCAA Tournament

Bubba Cunningham’s favorite team wears blue and white. But UNC’s athletic director will be pulling for more than his Tar Heels when the NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins on Tuesday. One of the reasons has to do with a different color: green. In short, the better the ACC does in the tournament, the more lucrative it is for the schools in the conference. (Inside Carolina)

UNC's Dave Lohse Elected To CoSIDA Hall Of Fame

Dave Lohse, a member of the UNC sports information/athletic communications staff for 42 years, will be inducted into the College Sports Information Directors of America Hall of Fame Class of 2019, the CoSIDA Board of Directors announced Monday. Lohse began working in the UNC sports information office under the direction of Rick Brewer in 1977. (GoHeels.com)

Silent Sam protester’s honor court case is dismissed by UNC appeals panel

A UNC hearings panel has dismissed the honor court case against Maya Little, the doctoral student who had previously been found responsible for damaging property when she poured red ink and blood on the Silent Sam Confederate monument. The panel voted to dismiss the case on the grounds that Little’s basic rights had been violated in an initial honor court hearing. (Durham Herald-Sun)

UNC officials condemn old yearbook photos of students in Klan robes, blackface

University of North Carolina officials on Thursday condemned photos from UNC-Chapel Hill's 1979 yearbook that show some students wearing white hoods and robes pretending to lynch another student in blackface. "There's a number of things about our past that we need to understand and deal with," UNC Interim President Dr. Bill Roper said. (WRAL.com)

Bill Roper names Kevin Guskiewicz as interim UNC Chancellor

Interim UNC system President Bill Roper has named Kevin Guskiewicz UNC's interim chancellor: "I am grateful that Bill Roper has asked me to serve as chancellor until a permanent leader is hired. It is a privilege to lead Carolina, the institution I love and have called home for nearly 24 years. The promise of what we will accomplish together energizes and excites me." (UNC.edu)

Carolina’s highlights during Chancellor Folt’s tenure

As chancellor of the University of North Carolina, Carol Folt set the course for Carolina’s future with the Blueprint for Next and the largest fundraising campaign in the University’s history, worked to make college education accessible for all North Carolinians, inspired Tar Heels to embrace the arts and saw faculty members reach new heights. (UNC.edu)

Chancellor Folt on last day: 'I did what I thought was best, and I'm at peace with that'

Chancellor Carol Folt made remarks and said good-bye to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community on Thursday during a Board of Trustees meeting. Thursday marks Folt's last day as chancellor, but there's still no word on who will oversee the campus moving forward. "I feel a little bit like a senior -- although I am graduating a little bit early," Folt joked. (WRAL.com)

Farewell message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

Dear Carolina Community: The time has come for me to say my goodbyes. Stepping down as the chancellor of this great university and wonderful community feels much like parting from a gathering of family, friends and neighbors. There are Tar Heels dancing through life everywhere, it seems! So, thank you. Thank you all. My heart is full. Respectfully yours, Carol L. Folt (UNC.edu)

UNC-Chapel Hill Students Bid Farewell To Chancellor Folt

Dozens of UNC-Chapel Hill students gathered at the Carolina Union Tuesday to say goodbye to Chancellor Carol Folt, who steps down Thursday. “She’s known for her selfies and whatnot, so I want to do it one last time,” said student Sarah Kahn, as she waited in line with a friend for a slice of pizza -- and the chance to take a selfie with her outgoing chancellor. (WUNC)

Charles Scott calls UNC system board's treatment of Folt 'petty'

Usually when I interview my second-favorite Tar Heel basketball player of all time, , he is soft-spoken, measured and thoughtful. When we spoke recently, he was just as measured and thoughtful as ever, but the passion in his voice seemed in danger of singeing the telephone line. "Passion," my eye: anger is what I heard in his voice. And disappointment. (WRAL.com)

UNC chancellor Carol Folt says goodbye with pizza and Carolina blue cupcakes

University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt posed in Carolina blue and handed out pizza and cupcakes Tuesday to the hundreds of students who lined up to take selfies with her. Folt hosted a pizza party as a way to say goodbye before she leaves the university in the wake of her decision to remove the pedestal of the Silent Sam Confederate statue. (Durham Herald-Sun)
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