University Relations

May 30-June 3

Former UNC Wilmington dean named school’s new chancellor 
Associated Press 
Featuring UNCW’s Chancellor-Elect Dr. Aswani K. Volety 
Appeared in multiple state, regional and national outlets including U.S. News & World Report, News & Observer, WRAL, Sun News, Charlotte Observer, Herald-Sun, Business North Carolina, Triad Business Journal, The State, North State Journal, The Hour 
 
Aswani Volety Named New UNCW Chancellor 
Greater Wilmington Business Journal 

Volety named chancellor-elect at UNCW 
WECT 
 
UNCW names new Chancellor-Elect  
WWAY 
 
UNCW names former College of Liberal Arts and Sciences dean as chancellor-elect 
StarNews 
 
Former dean appointed as new UNCW chancellor 
Port City Daily 
 
Dr. Aswani Volety named as new Chancellor of UNCW 
WHQR 
Additional coverage: WUNC 

Racial healing: 75 colleges to explore truth, justice through virtual event 
University Business 
Featuring UNCW’s participation in 2022 Institute on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Centers 
 
OceanGate Expeditions Invites Media to Discuss Scientific Scientific Research Planned During 2022 Titanic Expedition 
PR Web 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Steve Ross 
 
Wilmington's startup scene isn't 'up and coming' – it's here, and ranked No. 1 
WRAL TechWire 
Featuring UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, student Carson Jackson and alum Abby Phillips 
 
Two new assistant principals named for Elkin City Schools 
Elkin Tribune 
Featuring UNCW alum Heath Foster 
 
More than 250 people attend State of the River forum to talk PFAs  
WWAY 
Featuring UNCW Ph.D. student Amy Grogan 
  
Local leaders see continued strong UNCW leadership with chancellor-elect 
WilmingtonBiz 
 
UNCW schedules alert system test 
WECT 
 
UNCW officials encourage storm readiness ahead of active hurricane season 
WWAY 
 
America's first Black Marine base is threatened by the effects of climate change 
WUNC 
Featuring Melton McLaurin, UNCW emeritus professor of history 
 
Human resources consulting firm announces new president 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring UNCW alum Andy Almeter 
 
These UNC System campuses just got board approval for new construction projects 
News & Observer 
 
Cape Fear Run Down 
WHQR 
Featuring UNCW Marine Mammal Stranding Program and UNCW crabeater seal research (segment begins at about 10:00) 
 
UNCW researchers travel to Antarctica to study impacts of climate change and more 
WUNC 
 
America's first Black Marine base is threatened by the effects of climate change 
NPR 
Featuring Melton McLaurin, UNCW emeritus professor of history 
 
Falls can be a serious, poorly understood threat 
Jacksonville Journal-Courier 
Featuring UNCW faculty member Dr. Stephanie Turrise 
 
McLaughlin-Smith receives UNCW Staff Award for Excellence 
WilmingtonBiz 
Featuring Kimberly McLaughlin-Smith, inclusion and diversity learning development specialist in the Office of Human Resources 
 
Onslow County Schools name Teacher of the Year 
WITN 
Featuring UNCW alum Kayla Anderson 
 
Realty Executives of Hickory welcomes new agent 
Hickory Record 
Featuring UNCW alum John Echerd 
 
Hoffman Receives Teaching Award 
Goldsboro Daily 
Featuring UNCW alum Sondi Jones Hoffman 
 
UNCW grad impacts Jacksonville PD as its first social worker 
WECT 
Additional coverage: The Daily News 
Featuring UNCW alum David Reese