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Chancellor Volety

Office of the Chancellor

Dr. Aswani K. Volety serves as our seventh chancellor.
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This new lecture aims to expose the campus community to diverse perspectives from experts and leaders and encourage the community to explore a wide range of ideas. The name reflects the university’s motto, Discere Aude, which is often translated as “dare to learn.”

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UNCW Strategic Plan

In 2023-24, the Chancellor and the Cabinet will work with the campus community to begin implementing the newest Strategic Plan: Soar High, Soar Far, Soar Together.

Aswani Volety: Answering The Call To Serve


Message from Chancellor Volety

This month UNCW commemorated its 76th anniversary, reaching worthwhile milestones to celebrate the occasion, including enrolling our largest-ever class of first-year students this fall. Thanks to generous support included in the General Assembly’s recent state budget, UNCW is soaring into the future.