Cairns resumes duties as Chair of the Faculty

December 10, 2015

As anticipated by the resolution passed at the September 30 Faculty Executive Committee meeting, Prof. Bruce Cairns resumed his duties as Chair of the Faculty as of December 1st. We in the Office of Faculty Governance are grateful to Prof. Peter … Continued

Cairns: 9/11 class is part of UNC traditions

September 4, 2015

Faculty Chair Bruce Cairns published the following letter to the editor in the Daily Tar Heel on September 3, 2015: TO THE EDITOR: As a 19-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and Chair of the Faculty, and in reference to … Continued

Cairns urges faculty to comment on Saunders renaming issue

April 1, 2015

The message below was sent to all faculty involved in faculty governance on April 1, 2015: ### Dear Esteemed Colleagues in Faculty Governance, I’m writing to ask you to visit http://bot.unc.edu/comments/ before the April 25th deadline to offer your thoughts … Continued

Cairns elected Chair of the Faculty

April 22, 2014

Prof. Bruce Cairns of the Department of Surgery and the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center has been elected to succeed Prof. Jan Boxill as Chair of the Faculty for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2014.  Cairns defeated Prof. Andrew Perrin from … Continued