Stephen M. Farmer
Vice Provost for Enrollment and Undergraduate Admissions
Contact: Ashley Arthur
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Jackson Hall, CB #2200
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-2200
Stephen Farmer, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Undergraduate Admissions at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, leads the selection and recruitment of the undergraduate student body. With other leaders and staff members in admissions and enrollment, he is responsible for undergraduate admissions, scholarships and student aid, and student records.
Farmer shares leadership of the Thrive@Carolina, a movement to strengthen success for all students at Carolina. He also founded the Carolina College Advising Corps, which places 60 recent UNC-Chapel Hill graduates as full-time college advisers in high schools statewide, with the aim of encouraging low-income students to enroll in colleges that will serve them well.
Born and raised in rural Virginia, Farmer holds a master’s degree in English from the University of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree in English from Duke University.