Carol L. Folt

Carolina's 11th Chancellor

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CAROL L. FOLT took office as Carolina's 11th chancellor and first woman leader on July 1, 2013.

An internationally recognized environmental scientist and award- winning teacher, Folt served as interim president of Dartmouth College during 2012-2013. She also was Dartmouth Professor of Biological Sciences at the prestigious Ivy League institution. Read more...

“I believe that Carolina can be the leader in shaping the path for the great public universities in America. By preserving excellence and innovation, access and affordability, and a deep commitment to the state, we can gather strength to innovate and meet new challenges.”

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Carol L. Folt

Carolina's 11th Chancellor

Carol Folt in front of the South Building

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CAROL L. FOLT took office as Carolina's 11th chancellor and first woman leader on July 1, 2013.

An internationally recognized environmental scientist and award- winning teacher, Folt served as interim president of Dartmouth College during 2012-2013. She also was Dartmouth Professor of Biological Sciences at the prestigious Ivy League institution. Read more...

“I believe that Carolina can be the leader in shaping the path for the great public universities in America. By preserving excellence and innovation, access and affordability, and a deep commitment to the state, we can gather strength to innovate and meet new challenges.”

Carol Folt

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Carol L. Folt

Carolina's 11th Chancellor

Carol Folt in front of the South Building

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CAROL L. FOLT took office as Carolina's 11th chancellor and first woman leader on July 1, 2013.

An internationally recognized environmental scientist and award- winning teacher, Folt served as interim president of Dartmouth College during 2012-2013. She also was Dartmouth Professor of Biological Sciences at the prestigious Ivy League institution. Read more...

“I believe that Carolina can be the leader in shaping the path for the great public universities in America. By preserving excellence and innovation, access and affordability, and a deep commitment to the state, we can gather strength to innovate and meet new challenges.”

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Mike Patil Joins Bain Study Response Team

September 9, 2009

Colleagues,

In July, I let you know that Professor Joe Templeton, past Chair of the Faculty and former chemistry chair, would lead our response to the Bain & Company report. Joe took on that role part time as special assistant to the chancellor for planning and initiatives.

Joe has recruited a great colleague, Mike Patil, associate dean for integrated business management in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, to join this effort as full-time program director. Mike’s expertise in business processes complements Joe’s extensive knowledge of Carolina and our culture. Mike will help prioritize projects, develop a methodology to evaluate the options identified in the Bain report, and monitor progress. His work will aim to encourage broad participation on campus and to identify related policy issues.

Mike has more than 25 years of experience as a senior executive who has led and managed business process, information technology, and organizational and strategic consulting for corporations including Ericsson, IBM and AMS American Express. His passion for simplifying and streamlining business processes while providing information to front-line employees already has benefitted our pharmacy school.

You can expect to hear more from Joe and Mike as they engage with the people in schools, units and departments on campus who can best delve into the options identified in the Bain report and what it could mean for future University operations. Please join me in offering the campus community’s support for their vital work. We will keep you informed about the progress. Keep sending any suggestions you have to budgetideas@unc.edu.

Sincerely,

Holden Thorp


Carol L. Folt

Carolina's 11th Chancellor

Carol Folt in front of the South Building

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CAROL L. FOLT took office as Carolina's 11th chancellor and first woman leader on July 1, 2013.

An internationally recognized environmental scientist and award- winning teacher, Folt served as interim president of Dartmouth College during 2012-2013. She also was Dartmouth Professor of Biological Sciences at the prestigious Ivy League institution. Read more...

“I believe that Carolina can be the leader in shaping the path for the great public universities in America. By preserving excellence and innovation, access and affordability, and a deep commitment to the state, we can gather strength to innovate and meet new challenges.”

Carol Folt

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