Margaret Barrett

Margaret Barrett, Associate Director, Carolina Center for Public Service

Margaret Barrett joined the Carolina Center for Public Service after working in the nonprofit sector for 18 years, first as executive director of the Orange County Rape Crisis Center in Chapel Hill, and later in the development department of Ipas, an international nongovernmental organization. She is excited to return to the Carolina community where she last served as associate dean of students and judicial programs officer in the Division of Student Affairs. In that role, she was the adviser to many student organizations, including the Honor Court and the Student Attorney General’s staff. Margaret received her BA with a major in Political Science from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1987 and her law degree from Carolina in 1991. In 1998, Barrett was inducted into the Order of the Grail/Valkyries and the Order of the Golden Fleece at Carolina and in 2009 she received the Community Member Award for significant contribution to the enhancement of diversity at Carolina. As associate director of the Center for Public Service, Barrett focuses on administration; evaluation and assessment; and campus, community and national engagement in support of the Center’s mission.