The summary below highlights selected actions taken by the UNC Board of Governors during the October meeting.

For a full account of board proceedings and meeting materials, please check the board meeting archive.

Inauguration of UNC system President Margaret Spellings

Margaret Spellings was inaugurated as the 18th president of the University of North Carolina on October 13 during a music-filled ceremony on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Participants included state and educational leaders, faculty, staff, students, and other delegates from across the state and nation.
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UNC Degree Programs

UNC Charlotte requests authorization to establish the following program:
Master of Science (M.S.) in Respiratory Care
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Strategic Planning

In related committee meetings, work continues on the strategic plan. Please check strategic planning site for updated presentations.


Video Archive

View the video archive on the YouTube website.


The UNC Board of Governors is the policy-making body charged with “the general determination, control, supervision, management, and governance” of the University of North Carolina. Its 32 voting members are elected by the NC General Assembly for four-year terms.  The Board of Governors has a dual role—maintaining the overall strength of the UNC system, while also addressing individual campus needs.

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