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 & 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.


Get Involved

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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Faculty Council passes DACA resolution

The Faculty Council passed Resolution 2017-2. On Supporting Permanent Legal Status for DACA-Eligible Individuals at its regular meeting on Friday, October 13, 2017. The resolution endorses the UNC system-wide Faculty Assembly’s Resolution 2018-1. On Supporting the North Carolina Congressional delegation to create … Continued

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Friday’s Faculty Council meeting to focus on athletics, DACA

Faculty Council is scheduled to meet this Friday, October 13, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. in Kerr Hall, room 1001, in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Some items on the agenda include Resolution 2017-12. On Supporting Permanent Legal Status for DACA-Eligible Individuals, … Continued

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Faculty feedback needed on Anne Queen Faculty Commons

Attn: Faculty and Retired Faculty The Office of Faculty Governance seeks your feedback on recent changes to the Anne Queen Faculty Commons in the Campus Y building. The Board of Trustees and Office of the Provost designated the Anne Queen … Continued

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Carolina Closet accepting donations at Faculty Commons

Carolina Closet is a student organization at UNC that collects donated business casual and business professional attire and distributes them to graduate and undergraduate students and staff on UNC’s campus. They are gathering donations of new or gently worn clothing, … Continued

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