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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 and Faculty 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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Call for nominations for Oliver Max Gardner Award

Call for Nominations: 2023 Oliver Max Gardner Award The Honorary Degrees and Special Awards Committee is accepting nominations for the UNC-Chapel Hill nominee for the 2023 Oliver Max Gardner Award. The nomination deadline is September 12, 2022. The award was … Continued

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A Statement on the Recent Supreme Court Decision Regarding Roe v. Wade

  Dear Colleagues: Perhaps you are wondering why you’ve not heard from me about the Dobbs versus Jackson Women’s Health decision. Believe me, it is not because I don’t care about it or because I am afraid to speak. For … Continued

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Listening sessions on the AAUP report on political interference on campus

**Updated on May 31, 2022** Chair of the Faculty Mimi Chapman is hosting a series of small discussions for faculty only to address issues described in the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) “Special Committee Report: Governance, Academic Freedom, and … Continued

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Chair of the Faculty statement on recent mass shootings

On Tuesday, May 17, Chair of the Faculty Mimi Chapman shared the following statement with the UNC-CH faculty. You may view the email at this link. May 17, 2022 Dear Colleagues: We enter this week once again bearing the weight … Continued

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Friday 3:00 pm

Agenda Committee

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