About the Faculty Marshal

The faculty marshal is appointed by the chancellor from among the voting faculty for a renewable five-year term.  In making or renewing an appointment to this position, the chancellor shall seek the advice of the Advisory Committee. The faculty marshal shall assist the chancellor in planning commencement ceremonies, the annual observance of University Day, and other University-wide academic convocations and ceremonies, and shall bear the marshal’s staff at the head of the academic procession on all such occasions.

Current Faculty Marshal

Patricia Parker
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences

Appointed to serve as faculty marshal in 2019.


About the Faculty Athletics Representative

The faculty athletics representative is appointed by the chancellor from among the voting faculty for an indefinite term, subject to formal review at least every five years. In making an appointment to this position or reviewing the incumbent, the chancellor shall follow a process established with the advice and consent of the Advisory Committee. The faculty athletics representative is the University’s voting delegate to the Atlantic Coast Conference and the University’s faculty representative within the National Collegiate Athletic Association. He or she shall make an annual report to the Faculty Council and shall make special reports to the Council from time to time as may be requested by the Agenda Committee.

Current Faculty Athletics Representative

Lissa Broome
Burton Craige Distinguished Professor, UNC School of Law.

Appointed to serve as faculty athletics representative in 2010, and reviewed in 2015.

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