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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Spring Board of Visitors Meeting
April 23-24, 2015

  • Dress for the Thursday reception and our meeting is business attire.
  • Please use public parking for class visits.
  • Parking for Thursday night is in the Bell Tower Deck on Bell Tower Drive, off South Road.
  • Parking for Friday is at the Carolina Inn. Overflow parking is in the Morehead Lot at the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, 250 East Franklin Street.
  • A map is available on the BOV website at

Thursday, April 23, 2015

In locations across campus (see full list below)
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Class visits
We know how much you enjoy sitting in on classes and reliving one of the many rich parts of the college experience. We have put together a mix of offerings we hope you will enjoy. Please note that we are visiting on the last day of classes so some of you will observe student presentations.
University Career Services, Hanes Hall
Noon – 5 p.m. F2F: Networking Sit-Downs with Successful UNC Professionals
This is your chance to share your business knowledge with students. Some are about to enter the workforce. You will be paired with students interested in your individual experiences as a professional. This is being sponsored by our BOV Career Services Committee.
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Chancellor’s Water Lecture
Chancellor Carol L. Folt will present a lecture titled, Water in our World: Past is Present, Future is Fragile, But We Can Make a Difference. It highlights a topic that has been a focus of the University for more than a year.
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Reception
It has been more than 10 years since this free-standing building opened on the UNC campus. Now, it is the preeminent site in the nation for the critical examination of African and African-American diaspora cultures. It provides intellectual and cultural programming that is both timely and informative. We will be able to have our own Stone Center experience that will include a spoken word presentation by EROT (Ebony Readers/Onyx Theatre) as well as a private viewing of the current Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery exhibit which is called Ritual + Time Travel = Rebirth: Images and Words by Michael Platt and Carol Beane.


Friday, April 24, 2015

Carolina Inn, Hill Ballroom
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Committee meetings
Membership Involvement – Chancellor’s West (People rotating off the BOV – Class of 2015 – should attend Membership Involvement for exit discussions
Government Relations – Chancellor’s East
Student Career Services – North Parlor
Student Recruitment – Hill Ballroom
Marketing Communications – Sunroom
9:00 a.m. Opening remarks
Rick Margerison, BOV Chair
W. Lowry Caudill, BOT Chair
Charles “Chuck” Duckett, BOT member
After hearing about plans for the day from our BOV Chair Rick Margerison and receiving greetings from Trustee Chair Lowry Caudill, we will spend time with Trustee Chuck Duckett who will lead a conversation about a topic that has drawn attention across the Carolina Community, the William L. Saunders Hall building name.
10:00 a.m. Art vs. Aid – New Approaches to Global Cultural Activism
Cherie Rivers Ndaliko is an interdisciplinary scholar who studies radical arts interventions in conflict regions of Africa through ethnomusicology, film studies and cultural theory. She focuses on film and music as catalysts of movements of socio-political transformation as well as on the ethics and aesthetics of humanitarian aid in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She advocates for socially engaged scholarship and was a pioneer of Harvard University’s Social Engagement Initiative during her graduate training.
Cherie Rivers Ndaliko, Assistant Professor, UNC Music Department
10:30 a.m. Creating Sound – More Than Current Sound Effects
UNC Computer scientists and PhD students in UNC’s GAMMA group, hope to mimic real sound creation and the way sound travels through space. More than just reproducing how someone hears a sound, they can help the listener decide if the sound is creeping up from behind or swishing by from the side. Their technology and research are so advanced that they have attracted the attention of Disney, Intel, Samsung, Arup and the U.S. Army, among others.
Dinesh Manocha, Phi Delta Theta/Matthew Mason Distinguished Professor of Computer Science.
Carl Schissler, PhD Student in Computer Science
11:00 a.m. Carolina’s students – what’s important today
The personality of the UNC campus not only reflects issues facing society, but sometimes students bring attention to topics that become societal issues. Winston Crisp, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, and Houston Summers, a former professional baseball player turned Student Body President, will spend time talking about issues facing today’s students.
Winston Crisp, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Houston Summers, Student Body President
11:30 a.m. Sharing Carolina’s Message
The University’s Communications and Public Affairs office is charged with telling the story of Carolina, and it has expanded that message in recent years. We will hear about the challenges facing this group, how it is sharing the Carolina story and how the BOV can help.
Joel Curran, Vice Chancellor for Communications and Public Affairs
Carolina Inn, Chancellor’s Ballroom
12:15 p.m. Lunch
Josh Clinard, Young Alumni Leadership Council
Music by UNC SAMAA
UNC SAMAA is the only South Asian fusion a capella group in the state. Founded in 2011, the co-ed student group combines music ranging from pop to alternative with traditional Indian and Bollywood music using only voices as instruments. Its members range from classically trained to those who just enjoy singing.

  • Jubayer Ahmed
  • Sainath Asokan
  • Sukriti Bagchi
  • Arjun Bhattacharya
  • Parth Gandhi
  • Anagha Gogate
  • Fariha Haque
  • Karina Javalkar
  • Brian Lobo
  • Sowmya Mangipudi
  • Minali Nigam
  • Sne Parikh
  • Kaan Peksenar
  • Deekshita Ramanarayanan
  • Savita Sivakumar

A conversation with our Chancellor
We will have an opportunity to talk with Chancellor Folt as she completes her second year of leadership at UNC. She has traveled both locally and internationally connecting the University to the people it serves, and she has spent time with students, faculty and staff listening to matters important to them.
Carol L. Folt, Chancellor

1:30 p.m. A Tribute to Coach Dean Smith
David Routh, Vice Chancellor for University Development
2:30 p.m. BOV meeting adjourns
Please mark your calendars for the next BOV meeting – October 22-24, 2015
Morehead Planetarium & Science Center
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Reception with UNC Young Alumni Leadership Council (YALC)
We hope you will join the Young Alumni Leadership Council for a cocktail reception. The event will welcome YALC members to campus for their annual meeting and feature a private screening of a Fulldome planetarium show at 7:15 p.m.
The YALC was modeled after the BOV to foster the important connection between UNC and its recent graduates. Council members help promote the interests and welfare of the University, plan and coordinate young alumni events throughout the regions they represent, and work alongside the Office of Development and Carolina Annual Giving to promote alumni giving and positive alumni relationships.

Thursday Class Visits





AMST 89.001: Introduction to Digital Humanities Seth Kotch 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Alumni Rm-203
ANTH 60H.001: Crisis & Resilience: Past & Future of Human Societies (Honors) Patricia McAnany 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Graham Memorial Rm-0035
Eng. 87H: Jane Austen Then & Now Jeanne Moskal 12:30 p.m. -1:45 p.m. Greenlaw Rm-0305
PLAN 651: Urban Form & Design of Cities Andrew Whittemore 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Murray Hall G201
Urban Growth: Structure and the Response to Economic Crises T. William Lester 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. Davie Rm-0101
PLCY 305-001: Public Policy Communication Gail Corrado 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Murphey Rm 0314
PSYC 220: Biological Psychology Dr. Jeannie Loeb 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Peabody 104
PSYC 260: Social Psychology Dr. Steve Buzinski 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Global Center – Nelson Mandela auditorium
PSYC 101: Intro to Psychology Dr. David Penn 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Hanes Art Center Rm 0121
PSYC 066: Eating Disorders and Body Image Anna Bardone-Cone 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Graham Memorial Rm-210
H241: History of Latinos in the U.S. 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Wilson Rm-128
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