Congratulations to Dr. Kevin M. Guskiewicz, who has been named the 12th Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Over the past 10 months, Kevin has guided UNC-Chapel Hill as Interim Chancellor. He also directed the University’s strategic plan, Carolina Next: Innovations for Public Good that outlines the top eight initiatives to propel our University. In October, he relaunched the Tar Heel Bus Tour demonstrating our commitment to North Carolina and its people.
Before serving as interim chancellor, Kevin was dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, the largest academic institution at Carolina. There he championed the use of high-structure active learning techniques and increased experiential learning opportunities for Carolina students. Kevin is the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Exercise and Sport Science and founding director of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center. A nationally recognized expert on sport-related concussions, he was awarded a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for his innovative research.