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Nelson Schwab III, IAH Advisory Board Chair

Nelson Schwab

Nelson Schwab III (’67) discusses his days at Carolina and why it is so important to support faculty for the university’s continued success. “IAH Founder Ruel Tyson’s vision was to create something that would support and foster really good professors… The better prepared, the better trained, the happier the professors are here, the better off the experience will be for the students. It creates a great learning envi … Read more

General Alumni Association Honors Michael Kennedy with 2017 Distinguished Service Medal

Michael Kennedy, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

The GAA honored Institute for the Arts and Humanities Board Member Michael Kennedy (’79), among others with the 2017 Distinguished Service Medal. The prize recognizes his work in drawing on business experience to support the University and the association. “I am humbled and thrilled to receive this honor,” said Kennedy.

Two gifts will ‘supercharge’ faculty fellowships

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has received two gifts totaling $2.6 million to support faculty scholarship, leadership and collaboration.

Donor Spotlight: Steven Aldrich

GoDaddy executive Steven Aldrich (BA ’91) experienced from an early age what exposure to Carolina’s leading-edge faculty and education could mean for someone’s life.

Alumni connect, engage and support IAH faculty and programs

Carolina alumni speak at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities’ events, help connect the IAH to others and provide critical financial support for its programs.

Donor Spotlight: Caroline Williamson

Caroline Williamson (BSBA ’83) knew little about the Institute for the Arts and Humanities when friends Sandy Cockrell (BSBA ’82) and Sherwood Smith (BA ’56, JD ’60) approached her about joining the board. But she was immediately interested.

UNC expert and alumnus weigh in on affordable health care

Capitalism and too many health care players invested in the status quo are responsible for a U.S. health care system that is the most expensive in the world but denies access to millions of American and yields poorer outcomes than those of other developed nations.

Featured Advisory Board Member: John C. O’Hara

John C. O’Hara of New York, NY served as Chair of the IAH Advisory Board from 2007-2011 and remains an active supporter and member of our Board today.