Future of college sports forum to be held September 14

August 22, 2016

Open Forum: How can we help student-athletes who seek more time for academics and student life? Wednesday, September 14 6:30-8:00 p.m., Pleasants Family Room, Wilson Library A panel of coaches, athletes, recently graduated athletes, teachers, athletics support counselors , and the UNC … Continued

Q & A with new Secretary of the Faculty Vin Steponaitis

August 10, 2016

Secretary of the Faculty Vin Steponaitis began his term on July 1, after the previous Secretary Joe Ferrell had occupied the office for 20 years. With the recent departure of Dr. Anne Whisnant, former deputy secretary of the faculty, Steponaitis … Continued

2016-17 Faculty Council meeting dates posted

July 29, 2016

The General Faculty and Faculty Council meeting schedule is now online here. This webpage will be populated with links to agendas, meeting materials and minutes when they became available. Please bookmark the link and check back for more information. Please note … Continued

Steponaitis elected Secretary of the Faculty

May 13, 2016

Prof. Vin Steponaitis, professor of anthropology, Director of the Research Laboratories of Archaeology, and chair of the curriculum in archaeology, will become Secretary of the Faculty as of July 1, 2016. He will succeed longtime Secretary Joe Ferrell, who is retiring … Continued

2016 Faculty Elections results posted

April 28, 2016

We’ve posted the results of the 2016 faculty elections here. This year’s turnout rate was about 41%, down a little from previous years but still strong. Thanks to all who expressed interest in serving, all who ran for various offices, and … Continued

March ‘diversity syllabus’ explores race and privilege

April 11, 2016

Last month’s installment of the Faculty Council’s “diversity syllabus,” a year-long program to highlight diversity and inclusion efforts at the University, featured Professor Elizabeth Dickinson from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business. Professor Dickinson led an activity and discussion on race, … Continued

Summary of actions from the February 19 Faculty Council meeting

March 9, 2016

Summary of resolutions presented to the Faculty Council and their outcomes: Resolution 2016-4. On Supporting and Sustaining LGBTQ Academic Initiatives, presented by Professor Ruth Salvaggio (English and Comparative Literature) and a group of faculty sponsors who are affiliated with the … Continued