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

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