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Office of the Chancellor records: Rosemary DePaolo

Identifier: UA-ARCH-2011-18.02

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of memorabilia from the Office of the Chancellor. The collection contains records, mostly documents pertaining to the Office of Academic Affairs or the Office of the Chancellor. There are many items from the Chancellor's installation, including a collection of photographs, her installation point book, and letters of well wishes from the Chancellor's personal collection.


  • 2003-2011


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The content described is copyrighted and presented courtesy of the University of North Carolina Wilmington Randall Library. This material may be used for educational and scholarship purposes provided: a) proper attribution accompanies any use of the content; b) the use, copy, republication, display, and/or distribution is not for commercial purposes; and c) you may not alter, add to, change, modify, or revise the subject content.

Biographical or Historical Information

Rosemary DePaolo, Ph.D., was the Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington from 2003-2011. During her tenure as Chancellor of UNCW, she oversaw $250 million in construction projects. At the time of her retirement, more than 40 percent of students lived on campus. SAT entry scores and enrollment numbers rose considerably. Graduation rates exceeded the national average by more than 12 percent. In 2010 for the first time ever, US News and World Report ranked UNCW in the top 5 of public master's universities in the South. The Princeton Review listed the Cameron School of Business as one of its featured 300 in the "Best Business Schools" guidebook edition. UNCW was also named one of the nation's "most military friendly" schools for the second year in a row by G.I. Jobs. Dr. DePaolo previously served at Georgia Southern University, Western Carolina University, and then as president of Georgia College and State University. She holds a doctorate in 18th Century English literature. The Long Island native is married to a retired English professor.

Note written by Kara Deadmon. Sources: Wilmington Star-News and UNCW.


2.50 Linear Feet (2 Archival Bankers Boxes) : Acid-free, buffered, archival containers ; Archival Bankers Box [12d, 10h, 15w inches] extent measured by width



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Office of the Chancellor records: Rosemary DePaolo
Kara Deadmon
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