Member of the UNC Tenure Committee Seth Noar, reacts to Pulitzer Prize-winning Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of the “1619..
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Public university in North Carolina, U.S.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The flagship of the University of North Carolina system, it is considered to be a Public Ivy, or a public institution which offers an academic experience similar to that of an Ivy League university. After being chartered in 1789, the university first began enrolling students in 1795, making it one of the oldest public universities in the United States. Among the claimants, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the only one to have held classes and graduated students as a public university in the eighteenth century.