Funding Priority

More Professors Who Bring the Outside World In

We believe that a comprehensive education from a varied group of faculty helps students prepare for the real world. With this in mind, we will build a 21st-century Professor of the Practice program to ensure that students learn from top professionals in their fields so, upon graduation, they have both a network of support from practitioners as well as a clear view of the realities in their aspiring careers.

Faculty and Scholarship
    Arts Everywhere is an initiative to integrate the arts into the campus culture that Chancellor Carol L. Folt announced last July when she named Emil Kang to serve as Special Assistant to the Chancellor for the Arts. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

    Silver tsunami and how America is changing

    “Every state in this great nation is in the midst of an unprecedented demographic transformation.”

    James Johnson is leading the conversation on our nation’s demographic changes. Aging, color, regionalism and gender are a few of the trends he has identified that will have the potential to reshape our culture and much of our commerce.

    Johnson is the William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School and Director of the Urban Investment Strategies Center at the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

    Watch the video above to hear Johnson’s entertaining and enlightening work, and click hereOpens in new window to learn more about his background.

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