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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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Faculty Support Sessions starting TODAY (8/30) and Additional Resources for Faculty

Dear Faculty Colleagues, As we continue to grapple with the aftermath of Monday’s tragedy and prepare for a return to campus and teaching, we write today to build on communications from the Chair of the Faculty and Office of the … Read more

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Message from Chair of the Faculty Beth Moracco

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The beginning of fall semester is normally a busy but happy time of settling into a new academic year and getting to know new groups of eager and enthusiastic students. This year, the second week of classes brought collective trauma to our campus community, when our friend and colleague Prof. Zijie Yan was killed as the result of an act of violence that prompted an hours-long lockdown on our … Read more

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Staying informed about the School of Civic Life and Leadership

Chair of the Faculty Beth Moracco sent the following message to faculty to let them know how to find information and stay informed about the School for Civic Life and Leadership.   Dear Colleagues, The Faculty Executive Committee met with … Read more

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Faculty Executive Committee statement on Supreme Court decision on college admissions

The Faculty Executive Committee released the following statement on July 10, 2023 regarding the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on race-conscious college admissions practices. The statement can also be accessed at this link [PDF]. Statement of the Faculty Executive Committee … Read more

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Friday 3:00 pm

Faculty Council

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