Administrative President of the UNC System
The Presidential Search Committee seeks candidates to serve as the next president of the University of North Carolina System.
This national search will identify a leader who can embrace, support, and build upon the ideals that have established the UNC System as a national leader in higher education. The UNC System offers affordable, high-quality education; supports preeminent research benefitting the state, nation, and world; and engages in regional outreach that improves the lives of all North Carolinians.
About the UNC System
The UNC System is a public, multi-campus university dedicated to the service of NC and its people. The UNC System encompasses 16 universities, a constituent high school, and other educational, research, and public service organizations. Each institution contributes to the overall mission of the UNC System: to discover, create, transmit, and apply the knowledge that will address the needs of individuals and society.
The UNC System is a national leader in affordability and student success, and our institutions produce more degrees for every dollar of state funds than they did ten years ago. Graduates finish degrees faster and with less debt than their peers in other states. Today, the UNC System produces more than 55,000 graduates each year, who enter the workforce with the skills and knowledge to succeed.
Leadership Position Profile
With input from faculty, staff, students, alumni, employers, and state citizens, the Search Committee has developed a position profile detailing candidate’s essential characteristics:
- Proven, transcendent leadership
- Appreciation for diversity
- Ability to value the work of all System contributors
- Collaborative spirit
- Effective communicator
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.