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University of North Carolina
University of North Carolina

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1789 (Chapel Hill) 1972 (statewide system) Public Erskine Boyce Bowles 183,000 North Carolina, United States Multi-Campus University Consolidated University of North Carolina www.northcarolina.edu

The Old Well on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus During the Depression, the North Carolina General Assembly searched for cost savings within state government. Towards this effort in 1931, it redefined the University of North Carolina, which at the time referred exclusively to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, using it for the name of the entire University of North Carolina system. The new Consolidated University of North Carolina was created to include the existing campuses of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The three campuses came under the leadership of just one board and one president. By 1969, three additional campuses had joined the Consolidated University through legislative action: the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. In 1971, North Carolina passed legislation bringing into the University of North Carolina system all 16 public institutions that confer bachelor degrees. This round of consolidation granted each constituent institution a Chancellor and a Board of Trustees. In 1985, the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, a residential high school for gifted students, was declared an affiliated school of the university. In 2007, the high school became a full member of the system.

The University of North Carolina system includes all sixteen public four-year universities in North Carolina, United States and one public residential high school. While the system’s Board of Governors oversees general system policy, the campuses are classified as separate institutions and are largely autonomous from the system office. The UNC system has a total enrollment of over 183,000 students and confers over 75% of all bachelor degrees in North Carolina.[1]

History
Founded in 1789, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the oldest public university in the United States. In 1877, the State of North Carolina began sponsoring additional higher education institutions. Over time the state added a women’s college, a land-grant university, five historically black institutions, and one to educate Native Americans. Others were created to prepare teachers for public education and to instruct performing artists.

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University of North Carolina
of eight members elected by the Board of Governors, four appointed by the governor, and the president of the student body. The composition of the Board of Trustees is set by statute.

Structure

Legal mandate
The legal authority and mandate for the University of North Carolina can be found in the North Carolina Constitution. Article 9 of the constitution deals with all forms of public education in the state. Sections 8 and 9 of that article stipulate the function and cost to students of the University of North Carolina.[3]

PULSTAR Reactor. North Carolina State is one of several research universities in the system. Article IX of the North Carolina State Constitution provides authorization for the creation of the University of North Carolina.[2] Under this authorization, Chapter 116 of the North Carolina General Statutes entrusts the University of North Carolina to its Board of Governors.[3] The Board of Governors is the policy-making body charged with "the general determination, control, supervision, management, and governance of all affairs of the constituent institutions." It elects the president, who administers the university. The 32 voting members of the Board of Governors are elected by the General Assembly for fouryear terms. The current Chairwoman of the system’s Board of Governors is Hannah Gage, who was preceded by Jim W. Phillips, Jr. The president of the Association of Student Governments is also a non-voting member. The Board of Governors delegates extensive administrative authority to each constituent university. Each institution is headed by a chancellor, who is chosen by the Board of Governors on the president’s nomination and is responsible to the president. Each institution also has a board of trustees, consisting UNC Charlotte. The system expanded significantly in the 1960s and 1970s. • Sec. 8. Higher education. The General Assembly shall maintain a public system of higher education, comprising The University of North Carolina and such other institutions of higher education as the General Assembly may deem wise. The General Assembly shall provide for the selection of trustees of The University of North Carolina and of the other institutions of higher education, in whom shall be vested all the privileges, rights, franchises, and endowments heretofore granted to or conferred upon the trustees of these institutions. The General Assembly may enact laws necessary and expedient for the maintenance and management of The University of North Carolina and the other public institutions of higher education.

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• Sec. 9. Benefits of public institutions of higher education. The General Assembly shall provide that the benefits of The University of North Carolina and other public institutions of higher education, as far as practicable, be extended to the people of the State free of expense.
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University of North Carolina

Institutions
Within its seventeen campuses, the system houses two medical schools and one teaching hospital, ten nursing programs, a school of dentistry, and a school of pharmacy, as well as a veterinary school, two law schools, 15 schools of education, three schools of engineering, and a school for performing artists.[1] The oldest university, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, first admitted students in 1795. The smallest and newest member is the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, a residential two-year high school, founded in 1980 and a full member of the system from 2007. The largest university is North Carolina State University, with 31,130 students. While the official names of each campus are determined by the North Carolina General Assembly, abbreviations are determined by the individual school.[5] With the exception of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, the institutions that joined the University of North Carolina system in 1972 did so under their current name. As of 2008, all public four-year institutions in North Carolina are members of the system.

Erskine Boyce Bowles, President of the system since 2006.

References
[1] ^ "University Facts". University of North Carolina. 2008-01-10. http://www.northcarolina.edu/ content.php/home/facts.htm. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [2] "Article IX - Education". North Carolina State Constitution. North Carolina General Assembly. 2006. http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/ enactedlegislation/statutes/html/ bychapter/chapter_9.html. Retrieved on 2008-03-29. [3] ^ "Chapter 116 - Higher Education". North Carolina General Statutes. North Carolina General Assembly. 2006. http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/ enactedlegislation/statutes/html/ bychapter/chapter_116.html. Retrieved on 2008-03-29. [4] "Article IX". North Carolina Constitution. North Carolina General Assembly. 2006. http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/Legislation/ constitution/article9.html. Retrieved on 2008-06-09. [5] Wootson, Cleve R., Jr. (2002-01-08). "UNC Leaders Want Abbreviation Change". The Daily Tar Heel. http://media.www.dailytarheel.com/

Affiliates Presidents
An asterisk (*) denotes acting president.

See also
• List of colleges and universities in North Carolina • North Carolina Community College System

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School
(Official name)

University of North Carolina

Official abbrev.

Location

Enrollment Carnegie Founded Joined References As of Fall Classification system
2008

Appalachian ASU Boone, State App State Watauga University County East Carolina University Elizabeth City State University Fayetteville State University ECU Greenville, Pitt County Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County

15,871

Master’s University Doctoral/Research University

1899

1972

[6][7]

25,990

1907

1972

[8][9]

ECSU

3,085

Baccalaureate 1891 College

1972

[10][11]

FSU

Fayetteville, 6,072 Cumberland County Greensboro, 10,345 Guilford County

Master’s University Doctoral/Research University

1867

1972

[12][13]

North Caro- NC A&T lina Agricultural and Technical State University North Caro- NCCU lina Central University North Caro- NCSSM lina School of Science and Mathematics

1891

1972

[14][15]

Durham, Durham County Durham, Durham County

8,383

Master’s University -

1909

1972

[16][17]

615

1980

2007

[18]

North Caro- NCSU Raleigh, lina State NC State Wake University at County Raleigh
(North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering, until 1963)

31,130

Doctoral/Research University

1887

1932

[19][20]

University of UNCA North Carolina at Asheville
(Asheville-Biltmore College until 1969)

Asheville, Buncombe County

3,644

Baccalaureate 1927 College

1969

[21][22]

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC Chapel Hill, North Orange Carolina County (athletics)

28,136

Doctoral/Research University

1789

1932

[23][24]

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(University of North Carolina, until 1963)

University of North Carolina

University of Charlotte Charlotte, 24,014 North Caro- (athletics) Mecklenburg lina at CharCounty lotte
(Charlotte College, until 1965)

Doctoral/Research University

1946

1965

[25][26]

University of UNCG North Carolina at Greensboro
(North Carolina College for Women, until 1963)

Greensboro, 17,177 Guilford County

Doctoral/Research University

1891

1932

[27][28]

University of UNCP North Carolina at Pembroke
(Pembroke State University, until 1996)

Pembroke, Robeson County

6,303

Master’s University

1887

1972

[29][30]

University of UNCW North Carolina at Wilmington
(Wilmington College, until 1969)

Wilmington, New Hanover County

13,401

Master’s University

1947

1969

[31][32]

University of UNCSA North Carolina School of the Arts
(North Carolina School of the Arts, until 2008)

WinstonSalem, Forsyth County

1144

Special Focus Institution

1963

1972

[33][34]

Western Carolina University

WCU Western

Cullowhee, Jackson County WinstonSalem, Forsyth County

11,000

Master’s University

1889

1972

[35][36]

WinstonWSSU Salem State University

6,400

Baccalaureate 1892 College

1972

[37][38]

media/storage/paper885/news/2002/01/ [6] "Appalachian State University". 08/UndefinedSection/UncInstitutional Profiles. University of North Leaders.Want.Abbreviation.Change-1346331.shtml. Carolina. 2007. Retrieved on 2008-06-19. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/

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Name North Carolina Arboretum North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching North Carolina Center for International Understanding North Carolina Center for Nursing North Carolina State Approving Agency North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority UNC Center for Public Television (UNC-TV) UNC Faculty Assembly University of North Carolina Press UNC Staff Assembly Name Frank Porter Graham William Donald Carmichael, Jr. * Gordon Gray J. Harris Purks * William Clyde Friday * William Clyde Friday Clemmie Dixon Spangler, Jr. Molly Corbett Broad Erskine Boyce Bowles assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ ASU_Inst._Profile_07-08_10.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [7] "Appalachian State University". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ ASU_Inst._Profile_07-08_10.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [8] "East Carolina University". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/ docs/assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ ECU_Inst._Profile_07-08_12.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [9] "East Carolina University". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ Location

University of North Carolina
Founded 1989 1985

Asheville, Buncombe County Cullowhee, Jackson County Raleigh, Wake County Raleigh, Wake County Raleigh, Wake County Raleigh, Wake County Research Triangle Park, Durham County Chapel Hill, Orange County Chapel Hill, Orange County Chapel Hill, Orange County Term 1932-1949 1949-1950 1950-1955 1955-1956 1956-1957 1957-1986 1986-1997 1997-2006 Since 2006

1955

1922

ECU_Inst._Profile_07-08_12.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [10] "Elizabeth City State University". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ ECSU_Inst._Profile_07-08_14.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [11] "Elizabeth City State University". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ ECSU_Inst._Profile_07-08_14.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [12] "Fayetteville State University". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/

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FSU_Inst._Profile_07-08_16.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [13] "Fayetteville State University". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ FSU_Inst._Profile_07-08_16.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [14] "North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/ docs/assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ NCAT_Inst._Profile_07-08_18.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [15] "North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ NCAT_Inst._Profile_07-08_18.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [16] "North Carolina Central University". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ NCCU_Inst._Profile_07-08_20.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [17] "North Carolina Central University". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ NCCU_Inst._Profile_07-08_20.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [18] "North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics". http://www.ncssm.edu/. Retrieved on 2008-03-29. [19] "North Carolina State University". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ NCSU_Inst._Profile_07-08_24.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [20] "North Carolina State University". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/

University of North Carolina
NCSU_Inst._Profile_07-08_24.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [21] "University of North Carolina at Asheville". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNCA_Inst._Profile_07-08_26.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [22] "University of North Carolina at Asheville". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNCA_Inst._Profile_07-08_26.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [23] "University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNC_CH_Inst._Profile_07-08_28.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [24] "University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNC_CH_Inst._Profile_07-08_28.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [25] "University of North Carolina at Charlotte". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNCC_Inst._Profile_07-08_30.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [26] "University of North Carolina at Charlotte". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNCC_Inst._Profile_07-08_30.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [27] "University of North Carolina at Greensboro". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNCG_Inst._Profile_07-08_32.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [28] "University of North Carolina at Greensboro". Carnegie Classifications.

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The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNCG_Inst._Profile_07-08_32.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [29] "University of North Carolina at Pembroke". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNCP_Inst._Profile_07-08_34.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [30] "University of North Carolina at Pembroke". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNCP_Inst._Profile_07-08_34.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [31] "University of North Carolina at Wilmington". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNCW_Inst._Profile_07-08_36.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [32] "University of North Carolina at Wilmington". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ UNCW_Inst._Profile_07-08_36.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [33] "North Carolina School of the Arts". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ NCSA_Inst._Profile_07-08_22.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18.

University of North Carolina
[34] "North Carolina School of the Arts". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ NCSA_Inst._Profile_07-08_22.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [35] "Western Carolina University". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ WCU_Inst._Profile_07-08_38.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-08. [36] "Western Carolina University". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ WCU_Inst._Profile_07-08_38.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-08. [37] "Winston-Salem State University". Institutional Profiles. University of North Carolina. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ WSSU_Inst._Profile_07-08_40.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18. [38] "Winston-Salem State University". Carnegie Classifications. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. 2007. http://intranet.northcarolina.edu/docs/ assessment/Profiles/2007-08/ WSSU_Inst._Profile_07-08_40.pdf. Retrieved on 2008-03-18.

External link s
• Official site

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