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Board of Visitors Fall 2021 Meeting

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Committee Meetings and New Member Orientation
Zoom (New Members only need to attend orientation on Thursday, unless they would like to sit in on another meeting)

Dress is business casual for all BOV programming
Government Relations
Susan G. Prevette, Chair
Mal Watlington, Vice Chair

1:00 p.m.
Marketing Communications
Martin Godwin, Chair

2:00 p.m
Student Recruitment
Tony Kearney, Chair
Roger Werner, Vice Chair
Kay Sowers, Second Vice Chair

3:00 p.m
Membership Engagement
Kimberley Kwok, Co-Chair
Catherine Morris, Co-Chair
Tony Kearney, Vice Chair
Mary Eliza McIlhenny, BOV Next Chapter Coordinator

4:00 p.m.
Student Career Services
Charles Baldwin, Co-Chair
Caroline Croft, Co-Chair

5:15 p.m.
New Member Orientation and Committee Selection
Brian T. Marley, BOV Chair
Jesse Cureton, BOV Vice Chair

*Committee meetings and new member orientation are via zoom. Zoom links for each meeting are above, and detailed links (with telephone options) are being sent in advance of the meeting

Friday, October 8, 2021

2021 Fall Board of Visitors Meeting
The Friday Conference Center, 100 Friday Center Drive; Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Optional Virtual Meeting Link: (Will be provided closer to the meeting)

Tent outside The Friday Center

9:15 a.m.
New Member Breakfast

Brian T. Marley, Chair
UNC Board of Visitors

Jesse Cureton, Vice Chair
UNC Board of Visitors

Lobby, The Friday Center

10:00 a.m.
BOV Registration (for remaining members)

Grumman Auditorium, The Friday Center

10:30 a.m.
BOV Meeting Begins

Brian T. Marley, Chair
UNC Board of Visitors

Jesse Cureton, Vice Chair
UNC Board of Visitors

10:35 a.m.
Greetings from the UNC Board of Trustees

David L. Boliek, Jr., Chair
UNC Board of Trustees

10:40 a.m.
A Conversation with the Chancellor

This is an opportunity to not only hear Carolina updates, but it is also a time to talk candidly with the Chancellor about the University and about what you are hearing in the community.

Kevin M. Guskiewicz, Chancellor

Q&A Moderated by BOV Chair and Vice Chair

11:05 a.m.
“The Campaign for Carolina – Delivering a Complete Campaign”

We are just 15 months away from completing the campaign to raise $4.25 billion in support of Carolina. We will hear an update on how we are progressing and learn about key initiatives in this last leg of the campaign.

Jeff Hill, Associate Vice Chancellor for Campaign Management and Marketing
University Development

11:15 a.m.
BOV Committee Reports

We are excited about the great work and future projects coming out of our committees. We know you will enjoy hearing from these groups.

Government Relations – Susie Prevette
Marketing Communications – Martin Godwin
Membership Engagement – Kim Kwok
Student Career Services – Charles Baldwin, Caroline Croft
Student Recruitment – Tony Kearney

11:35 a.m.
An interview with Carolina’s chief leader and visionary in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dr. Leah Cox came to Carolina July 19, 2021, as the University’s vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, serving on leadership teams for both the chancellor and provost. She provides leadership and vision for creating a more inclusive campus for students, faculty and staff, working collaboratively with all members of the campus and surrounding community. We will get to know her and hear about her plans through this interview.

Leah Cox, Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer

Kirstyn A. Clark, ‘22
UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media\UNC Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

11:55 a.m
Carolina Next – Planning Carolina’s Future

Provost Robert Blouin works alongside the chancellor in implementing Carolina Next: Innovations for Public Good, which is Carolina’s first-ever strategic framework, set to guide university growth over the next decade. Take an exclusive look at what’s ahead for our University.

Robert A. Blouin, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

Tent outside The Friday Center

12:30 p.m.
BOV Lunch and Program

12:45 p.m.
Kenan Scholars – Providing a world-class, transformative experience

Each year, 10 to 25 sophomores are selected as Kenan Scholars for their superior scholarship and genuine interest in putting the private sector to work for the public good. Scholars are introduced to the critical role that business plays in identifying and providing sustainable solutions to contemporary, complex issues and learn the interdisciplinary competencies of leadership, research and cross-sector collaboration essential for their future business success. We will meet a few of the scholars as we learn about this transformative program

Kim Allen, Kenan Scholars Director and Adjunct Faculty
Frank H. Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise
UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Paige Murray, Class of 2022
John Noble, Class of 2020 (alumnus)
Mike Norona, mentor
Stuti Shah, Class of 2023
Victoria Song, Class of 2023

1:30 p.m.
LocoPops Social

Spend time getting to know your fellow BOV members over these locally hand-crafted pops and ice cream.

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Kenan Stadium

Outside Gate Six, Kenan Stadium

1:30 p.m.
BOV Tailgate (two hours before the game start time)

The Touchdown Club, Blue Zone ground level, Kenan Stadium

3:30 p.m.
UNC vs. Florida State football

A group of people attending a football game

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