Leadership: A Carolina State of Mind

Carolina is a critical resource for North Carolina and beyond with a deep commitment to serving the public. Not only do we train leaders for local, regional, national and global roles, we also serve in those capacities. From Main Street to Wall Street to our nation's capital and everywhere in between, Carolina helps inform policy and effect change that helps lead to more vibrant and prosperous communities to improve lives near and far.

    Leadership Funding Priorities

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    Finding Your Escape Hatch

    “Your collective spirits are bigger than any adversity we can face.”


    Uncharted Territory

    Leaders across the state are looking to Carolina for answers.


    Serving the Chapel Hill Community

    A member of Chapel Hill’s governing body is also a Carolina senior.


    Behind the Scenes with Bubba Cunningham

    Carolina Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham talks about the FORevHER Tar Heels initiative.

    Chancellor's Spotlight

    The ‘visionary leader that Carolina needs today’

    "He is deeply committed to our University and its mission, prioritizing student success, fostering interdisciplinary collaboration and addressing the critical needs of North Carolina and the world."

    Tar Heel bus tour

    Heels on the Bus

    The 2019 Tar Heel Bus Tour covered three routes in the western, eastern and southeastern regions of our state, stopping in a total of 26 towns and covering more than 1,600 miles along the way.