Monthly Archives: October 2016

Gilliam with his rand raised at installation

‘The future is bright’

The university thanks its campus community and distinguished guests for their support of Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam Jr. in his installation ceremony on Oct. 7, 2016. Below are highlights from the ceremony and congratulatory remarks shared on social media.

Chancellor Gilliam speaks behind a podium

Gilliam installed as UNCG’s 11th chancellor

Dr. Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. was installed as The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s 11th chancellor today in a ceremony held in UNCG Auditorium…. Read More >

Chancellor Gilliam presents plans for first 100 days

Chancellor Franklin Gilliam looked toward the next three months, as he addressed the UNCG Board of Trustees this morning. He cited five things on which… Read More >

Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr.

Big UNCG welcome

GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 22, 2015) – Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., Dean of the Luskin School of Public Affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles… Read More >

The UNCG Bryan School of Business and Economics building.

Bryan School maintains prestigious AACSB accreditations

The Bryan School of Business and Economics at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has maintained its business and accounting accreditation by AACSB International… Read More >

Wixson to step down as SOE dean

Dr. Karen K. Wixson, who has served as the dean of the UNCG School of Education (SOE) since 2011, will step down from her position… Read More >

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Provost Dana Dunn named Acting Chancellor

UNC President Thomas W. Ross today announced that Dana Dunn, provost and executive vice chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, has been… Read More >

UNCG renames campus building for legendary faculty leader

More than half a century after her death, evidence of Mary Channing Coleman’s impact remains on the campus now known as UNCG. Now, one of… Read More >

Chancellor Brady announces July 2015 retirement

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady today announced her plans to retire July 31, 2015, after seven years of service. She became the university’s tenth chancellor… Read More >

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Lovelady, Tucker named to permanent leadership positions

Two administrators in the UNCG School of Health and Human Sciences have shed their interim titles, assuming their jobs on a permanent basis as of… Read More >

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UNC system releases Campus Security Initiative report

The UNC system’s Campus Security Initiative, which studied system-level coordination of security and student safety efforts on UNC campuses,  has released its final report. The report can… Read More >

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Maimone named vice chancellor for business affairs

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady today announced the appointment of Charles A. Maimone as vice chancellor for business affairs, effective August 1. Maimone will serve… Read More >

Dr. Dana Dunn named provost of UNCG

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady today announced the appointment of Dr. Dana Dunn as provost and executive vice chancellor, effective Aug. 1. In this role,… Read More >

Photo of Minerva statue

UNCG’s Brown, Cash honored as top women business leaders

Two UNCG administrators have been honored among the top women business leaders in the Piedmont Triad for their influential work on campus and beyond. UNCG Chief of… Read More >

Taylor, retiring VC of business affairs, reflects on career at UNCG

After 27 years at UNCG, including the last eight as vice chancellor for business affairs, Reade Taylor is retiring effective June 30. He’ll be honored… Read More >

Paul Mason will oversee marketing, strategic communication

Paul Mason, a strategic communications executive with extensive experience with a number of Triad-area companies, has joined UNCG as associate vice chancellor for marketing and… Read More >

UNCG statement regarding proposed ASA boycott

Statement by UNCG Chancellor and Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Regarding the Proposed ASA Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions January 13, 2014 Editor’s Note: Following… Read More >

Photo from the Department of Defense of veterans holding flags

Memorial Day will be UNCG holiday

It’s official. Starting May 2014, UNCG will observe Memorial Day as a university holiday. On that day, offices will be closed and classes will not… Read More >

Terry will oversee enrollment

UNCG has appointed Dr. Bryan Terry as associate provost for enrollment management effective Jan. 1. Since 2009, Terry has served as associate vice president for… Read More >

Perrin will return to teaching

UNCG Provost David H. Perrin has announced plans to return to the university’s teaching faculty at the end of the academic year. “This academic year… Read More >

Cathey appointed general counsel

UNCG has appointed Imogene L. Cathey as general counsel. In this capacity, Cathey serves as UNCG’s chief legal officer and oversees all legal matters concerning… Read More >

Brady invites listeners to imagine the future together

UNCG Chancellor Linda P. Brady invited the campus community to imagine the university’s place in the future during the 2013 State of the Campus address Wednesday… Read More >

Tollefson interviewed by News 14 & N&R about student loans

Deborah Tollefson, the director of financial aid at UNCG, was interviewed by News 14 Carolina and the News & Record regarding the affordability of college… Read More >

Photo of Bill Moran waving during ceremony

At UNCG’s Fountain, ‘tribute to a bold leader’ draws quite a crowd

Bill Moran had a front row view as chancellor when the Dining Hall was renovated and the Fountain was built, a quarter century ago. Earlier… Read More >

Former Chancellor William Moran poses for photo at Moran Commons and Plaza

Moran Commons and Plaza dedication set for May 1

The dedication of the William E. Moran Commons and Plaza will be Wednesday, May 1, at 4 p.m. at the Fountain area, next to the… Read More >

UNCG wins award for use of social media in marketing

UNCG is winning awards for its use of social media. The University Relations Department at UNCG has won an Award of Excellence for use of… Read More >

Chancellor Linda P. Brady sits down in her office during an interview.

Chancellor interviewed about UNC Strategic Directions

Chancellor Linda P. Brady has served since last fall on the UNC Advisory Committee on Strategic Directions. She was asked, in a Campus Weekly interview,… Read More >

Remsburg will lead School of Nursing

Dr. Robin E. Remsburg has been named dean of the School of Nursing. Remsburg, currently director of the School of Nursing and associate dean for… Read More >

Hooper named dean of School of Health and Human Sciences

Dr. Celia Hooper, a seasoned administrator who helped establish and has led UNCG’s School of Health and Human Sciences since its creation in 2011, has… Read More >

UNCG makes ‘Best for Vets’ list

Military Times Edge magazine has named UNCG a “Best for Vets” school. UNCG is the only public university in North Carolina included in the annual… Read More >

Former Chancellor William Moran poses for photo at Moran Commons and Plaza

Hub of student activity named for former chancellor William E. Moran

When the fences around the Dining Hall, Fountain and Plaza come down later this fall, those areas will have a new look and a new… Read More >

Higher education icon, former UNC President Bill Friday dies

William C. Friday, president emeritus of the University of North Carolina and an icon of American public higher education, died peacefully in his sleep at home on… Read More >