Arts: Transforming the 21st-Century Liberal Arts Education

Creativity and innovation come from thinking about problems and connecting ideas in new ways. Empowering arts programs to enrich every corner of campus and making sure creative thought informs every student's education strengthen Carolina's teaching, research and public service missions, and position Carolina as a national leader in transforming the 21st-century liberal arts education.

    Arts Funding Priorities

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    David and Gladys McNelis: Together in living, loving and giving

    The McNelises are investing in areas where Carolina excels and that are key foci of the For All Kind: the Campaign for Carolina, the University’s most ambitious fundraising effort ever — faculty, students and research.


    Arts and Athletics: A Creative Conversation

    "These disciplines don't have to be separate."


    Playing Together

    "For our alums to come back and perform as conductors in the space where they used to play..."


    Making Art as Big as Basketball

    "The Carolina experience should be to discover something new about the world..."


    Curating Carolina

    "Serving as the Ackland's director was the happiest time of my professional life."


    A Current Future

    "This space, this activity is one of a kind..."