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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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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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Faculty invited to attend Spring Commencement 2022

Dear Faculty Colleagues: I write to remind you to join me for the joyous events of Commencement Weekend 2022 on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8. Our students’ accomplishments are remarkable, and their friends and families value our roles … Continued

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2022 Faculty Election results

  Our annual faculty election ended this week and the candidates have been notified. Now I want to share the results with all of you. Please visit the 2022 election results page for a full report. I sincerely thank all … Continued

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