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Jun 20, 2022

Exit Interview: Chancellor Sartarelli Reflects On UNCW Career

By Jenny Callison, posted Jun 20, 2022

Chancellor Jose Sartarelli, who took the helm of University of North Carolina Wilmington on July 1, 2015, is set to retire June 30. He will be succeeded by Aswani Volety, whose appointment was announced last month. Sartarelli sat down in early June for an exit interview with the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Here are a few of the questions he answered:   G ...

Jun 10, 2022

Manufacturing companies in the greater Wilmington area are growing, prospering and in need of employees. That’s the message Cape Fear Community College wants to communicate to the public.   To spark the interest of job seekers, the college is offering a 10-hour class next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday called Pathways to Manufacturing. It’s free of char ...

Jun 3, 2022

Wilmington private school Cape Fear Academy recently paid a little over $5 million for 11 acres next to its campus on South College Road, intending to eventually use the property for expansion. The acquisition means the school's main campus, 3900 S. College Road, is now 37 acres. While the school has no immediate plans for the property, previously owned by Trinity U ...

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June 2022 Freight Market Update

Posted Jun 14, 2022

Extreme fuel prices are not new news at this point, but this article will cover why diesel costs are still elevated and continuing to rise, followed by a full truckload shipping industry update. 

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May 31, 2022

Community leaders agree that the choice of a new chancellor for University of North Carolina Wilmington affects far more than the health and success of an educational institution. The choice makes ripples far out into the community and region.   That’s one reason the news of Aswani Volety's selection as UNCW’s seventh chancellor was of such interest ...

May 26, 2022

Aswani Volety Named New UNCW Chancellor

By Johanna Cano and Johanna Still, posted May 26, 2022

Aswani Volety has been named the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington.    The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors elected Volety at its meeting Thursday afternoon, held at the UNC System office in Chapel Hill.     “We're looking for a leader here, someone who can take the bat ...

Apr 8, 2022

UNCW Adds New Pharmaceutical Doctoral Program

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 8, 2022

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is adding a new doctoral program in pharmaceutical chemistry to its roster. At its latest meeting, the North Carolina Board of Governors approved the sixth doctoral program for the school which will “build on the successful chemistry programs at UNCW,” a press release stated. “We are excited and pleased to ...

Mar 14, 2022

UNCW Trustees Forward Their Picks For Next Chancellor

By Jenny Callison, posted Mar 14, 2022

The search for a successor to University of North Carolina Wilmington Chancellor Jose Sartarelli has entered a new phase, according to a university report Monday.   On Friday, the UNCW Board of Trustees approved a “confidential unranked list” of chancellor candidates to submit to UNC System President Peter Hans, the announcement stated. The three finalis ...

Feb 23, 2022

The search for the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s seventh chancellor continues to make headway after receiving interest from many “qualified candidates,” according to a search process update from the university. The UNCW Chancellor Search Committee started initial interviews last week and will invite selected candidates to Wilmington for con ...

Feb 16, 2022

After serving as founding dean of the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s College of Health and Human Services for 11 years, Charles Hardy will leave his position and transition to a faculty role, according to a Wednesday announcement from the school. Hardy, who joined UNCW in 2011 as founding dean, is looking forward to shifting his focus from executive lea ...

Nov 16, 2021

As the University of North Carolina Wilmington searches for a new leader, a recently formed chancellor search committee is asking the community to participate in the selection process.  Chancellor Jose Sartarelli will step down in June. After six years leading the university, Sartarelli announced his plans to retire in September.  An 18-member search c ...

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