Other Officers of the Faculty
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
Chief Operating Officer, RENCI (Renaissance Computing Institute)
Research Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science
Appointed to serve as faculty marshal in 2021.
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
Burton Craige Distinguished Professor, UNC School of Law.
Initially appointed to serve as faculty athletics representative in 2010, Professor Broome was reviewed and reappointed in 2015 and 2020.