Faculty Council

The Faculty Council makes university-wide educational policies and recommends recipients for honorary degrees and special awards. Meeting materials, membership records, memorials and resolutions are found here.


Faculty Code & Handbook

The Faculty Code of University Government provides the framework for faculty governance at Carolina. The Faculty Handbook is a portal to policies and resources for teaching, research and professional development opportunities.



Committees advise the faculty and administrators on a range of issues related to teaching, research and campus climate. A list of committees and their charges, memberships and reports are found here.


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Nearly three hundred faculty from across the University participate in campus-wide faculty governance every year.

Faculty members serve on the Faculty Council and a diverse array of committees that take up issues such as undergraduate educational policy, promotion and tenure decisions, fixed-term faculty policies, varsity athletics, diversity and faculty welfare. We welcome faculty members to contact us at any time to express interest in service.

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Carolina’s Quality Enhancement Plan focuses on creating scientists

Every ten years, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is reviewed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) for reaffirmation of its status as an accredited institution of higher learning. In September 2016, … Continued


February Faculty Council meeting features climate discussion panel, fixed-term titles resolution

The Faculty Council will meet on Friday, February 24, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Kerr Hall, room 2001 at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The agenda features a discussion panel titled “Navigating Uncertainty: Today’s Climate and It’s … Continued


Summary of actions from January Faculty Council

The Faculty Council met on January 27, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Kerr Hall 2001 at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The following actions were taken: The Educational Policy Committee presented Resolution 2017-1 On Removing Restrictions on … Continued


Storify of January Faculty Council now available

Special guest live-tweeter Professor Paul Jones put together a collection of tweets from the Faculty Council meeting on Friday, January 27, 2016 for those who are interested in seeing the highlights. Please keep in mind that tweets from the meeting reflect … Continued