Faculty elections will be April 18-25

February 18, 2016

This year’s faculty elections will take place via electronic ballot emailed to all members of the Voting Faculty on April 18th. The deadline for voting will be April 25th, with results released on the 27th. More information about the elections … Continued

Faculty Council agenda for February 19 posted

February 18, 2016

The Faculty Council agenda for the February 19, 2016 meeting has been posted here. The agenda this month includes remarks from the chancellor and provost, another installment of the “diversity syllabus,” second votes on three proposed amendments to the Faculty … Continued

Faculty votes to amend Code at January and February meetings

February 16, 2016

The General Faculty and the Faculty Council considered three resolutions presented by the Committee on University Government at the January 29 Faculty Council meeting. Each of the resolutions passed the first reading and will be voted on once more on … Continued

Faculty Council meeting rescheduled to January 29

January 22, 2016

Due to the weather and suspension of most university activities, the Faculty Council and General Faculty meeting originally set for Friday, January 22 has now been moved to Friday, January 29, 2016. It will be held at the same time … Continued

Ferrell to retire as Secretary of the Faculty

January 19, 2016

Professor Joseph Ferrell, the second longest-serving secretary of the faculty in the history of Carolina, will leave that office upon the expiration of his current five-year term on June 30, 2016. He has served as secretary of the faculty since … Continued

Summary of December 2015 Faculty Council actions

January 19, 2016

In December, the Faculty Council heard a presentation about the Thrive@Carolina program. Over the past year, the program opened four student success positions, expanded transition courses for new students, awarded grants for active-learning classes, launched student success tools, and convened a … Continued

Nominations open for 2016 Thomas Jefferson Award

January 19, 2016

The faculty’s Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards invites nominations for candidates for the 2016 Thomas Jefferson Award.   This award, established in 1961, is given annually to “that member of the academic community who through personal influence and performance of duty … Continued

Nominations for 2017 Honorary Degrees due February 1, 2016

January 8, 2016

The faculty’s Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards invites your nominations for candidates for UNC honorary degrees to be awarded at the 2017 May Commencement ceremony. A maximum of five of these prestigious awards will be given to recognize individuals who … Continued