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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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Nominations sought for 2022 Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award

Dear Faculty Colleagues, On behalf of the Honorary Degrees and Special Awards Committee, I invite your nominations for an important faculty honor: the 2022 Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award. The Edward Kidder Graham Award recognizes a current member of … Continued

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Resolution Requesting Delegated Authority to UNC-Chapel Hill to Respond Effectively to COVID-19

Chair of the Faculty Mimi Chapman convened a special meeting of the Faculty Executive Committee on August 4 to discuss coronavirus safety for fall semester. After hearing from Provost Bob Blouin and faculty experts from public health and government, the … Continued

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Faculty Executive Committee to meet on August 4

This week, the Faculty Executive Committee will meet to discuss coronavirus safety for fall semester. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 4 from 3 to 4 p.m. and will be held online. Please email by 2 p.m. on … Continued

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Faculty Executive Committee statement regarding academic freedom and the UNC Press Board

The Faculty Executive Committee met on July 19. Among other agenda items, the committee discussed issues of academic freedom, in particular concerning a UNC Press Board appointment decision. As a result of this discussion, the committee approved the following statement. … Continued

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Agenda Committee

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