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Chancellor Volety

Office of the Chancellor

Dr. Aswani K. Volety serves as our seventh chancellor.

Message from Chancellor Volety

To the more than 2,900 new alumni who earned degrees during this month’s commencement ceremonies: Congratulations! As they lift off from UNCW and soar, we welcome them to the lifelong Seahawk family. Ensuring everyone is included and supported in this family from the start is at the foundation of our mission.

Aswani Volety: Answering The Call To Serve

Joyful students enjoying our campus beauty

Dare to Learn

This new lecture series 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.”