Chancellor Philip L. Dubois was the featured speaker at the Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte’s luncheon held at the Mint Museum in Uptown Charlotte. He spoke to a packed room of business professionals and community leaders about the importance of education to individuals and the region, the University’s record-breaking enrollment and the growth of UNC Charlotte’s Latino community.
UNC Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing campuses within the UNC System, with the second-largest undergraduate population in the 17-campus system (behind N.C. State) and third-largest total student enrollment (behind UNC Chapel Hill).
At the same time, the University’s Latino community also is growing. During the past five years, the University has experienced a 49 percent increase in Latino students. This semester alone, UNC Charlotte welcomed more than 300 new Latino freshmen, 320 new transfer students and 40 new graduate students.
Read more at Inside UNC Charlotte.