Each constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System is headed by a chancellor who is the chief executive officer for their institution. The chancellor is responsible for carrying out the policies of the UNC System’s Board of Governors and the Winston-Salem State University Board of Trustees. The chancellor has wide discretion related to decision-making on administrative, personnel, academic, and budget matters.

The Office of the Chancellor provides administrative, organizational, strategic, and compliance services to advance the university’s strategic priorities.

Areas reporting to the Chancellor include:

  • Academic Affairs
  • Student Affairs
  • Advancement
  • Finance and Administration
  • Chief of Staff
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Athletics
  • Audit, Risk and Compliance
  • Legal Affairs

The members of the Chancellor's Executive Staff include: