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University Day

  • Celebrate the anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the oldest public university in the country. Carol Folt will be installed as Carolina’s 11th Chancellor and the University will mark its 220th birthday (University Day) on Saturday, October 12.  Festivities will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Polk Place (the quad between South Building and Wilson Library).  The Carolina Choir and the UNC Wind Ensemble will play during the traditional procession of faculty, students, staff, alumni, and visiting dignitaries.  The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m.  Folt will deliver an installation address during the ceremony on the steps of South Building.The ceremony will conclude with 11 peals of the South Building bell, honoring UNC’s 11th chancellor.   After the ceremony, there will be cake and lemonade in front of Wilson Library. UNC Campus, Chapel Hill, for more information contact the UNC Office of Special Projects (919) 962-0045.

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  • Location

    250 East Franklin St.
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514

    Region or Town
    Chapel Hill

Event Date Information

Saturday Oct 12 2:00pm-4:00pm

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