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UNC Greensboro Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. has been named one of the Triad Business Journal’s 2019 Power Players. Each year, the Triad Business Journal identifies key leaders who have put impactful ideas into action to lead the region forward. The Triad Business Journal recognized Chancellor Gilliam’s efforts in guiding the school’s Millennial Campus initiative, as well […]

A significant milestone has been reached in the construction of the new Nursing and Instructional Building (NIB) on the UNC Greensboro campus – the project has surpassed the halfway mark in the timeline for completion. This achievement was highlighted by a recent visit to the site by UNC Greensboro Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. “It’s […]

On Friday, Aug. 30, Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. sent a “Chancellor Musings” message to the campus community. The full message is below.  As you know from my previous musings I am fond of using metaphors. The basic purpose of metaphors is to transfer understanding from one idea or object to another. They aid comprehension […]

On Tuesday, April 30, Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. sent a “Chancellor Musings” message to the campus community. The full message is below.  As the School Year Ends…Reminders, Humblebrags, New Directions, and Celebrations I can hardly believe it! This is the end of my fourth year as Chancellor of UNC Greensboro. As they say, time […]

UNC Greensboro Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. was recently a guest on the “To a Degree” podcast, the postsecondary success podcast of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Gilliam appeared on “Episode 24: Reimagining the First Year and Beyond,” and talked with host Casey Green about student success initiatives in higher education and the role of […]

Gateway University Research Park celebrated the opening of its new $12 million, 70,000- square-foot Research Facility Three with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 5. Numerous local and state officials attended and spoke at the event, including Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan, UNC System President Margaret Spellings, UNC Greensboro Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. and North Carolina A&T […]

A few special guests paid a visit today to Moss Street Partnership School in honor of its inaugural year. UNC System President Margaret Spellings, UNC Greensboro Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., and North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger got a first-hand look at the innovative STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) program in action […]

On Tuesday, Sept. 18, Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. sent a message to the campus community. The full message is below. Dear Spartan Community, As we welcome our students back to class and resume full operations at UNC Greensboro, we are also mindful that Hurricane Florence has created significant challenges for our friends, our families […]

On Tuesday, Aug. 14, Chancellor Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr. sent a “Chancellor Musings” message to the campus community. The full message is below.  Welcome students, faculty and staff to a new year, to a reinvigorated campus, to the latest edition of my “Musings.” For those of you who are new to the Spartan family, I […]