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UNCW opens survey, invites feedback on new chancellor search

WILMINGTON — UNCW’s Chancellor Search Committee is hosting multiple forums for students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the community as it embarks on the hunt for a new university leader. Chancellor Jose Sartarelli announced in September his departure from the university would take place June 2022.

The committee met Nov. 1 to begin the recruitment process. It announced Monday multiple forums are scheduled through the end of December 2021 to welcome feedback. For those who cannot attend in-person or virtually, a survey will be open through Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 (responses are subject to N.C. Public Records law).

Below is the schedule of forums:


  • Wednesday, Nov. 17, 6-7 p.m. — Students, faculty, staff and community welcome to Virtual Forum 
  • Friday, Nov. 19, 10:30–11:30 a.m. — Student forum in Lumina Theater
  • Friday, Nov. 19, 3:15-4:45 p.m. — Faculty forum in Lumina Theater


  • Date and Time TBD — A virtual forum will be scheduled the first week of December
  • Monday, Dec. 6, 6-7 p.m. — Alumni and community forum with the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
  • Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2-4 p.m. — Staff forum as part of Staff Senate Meeting

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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