2019 Spring Commencement

April 17, 2019

Dear Faculty Colleagues: We write to remind you to join us for the joyous events of Commencement Weekend 2019 on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12. Our students’ accomplishments are remarkable, and their friends and families value our roles … Continued

A message from Chair of the Faculty Leslie Parise

September 5, 2018

  September 5, 2018 Dear UNC Faculty Colleagues, As I hope you’ve heard, UNC now has the opportunity to formulate a plan for the “disposition and preservation” of the Confederate monument that was previously on our doorstep. If you have … Continued

Statement on Silent Sam

August 30, 2018

Statement on Silent Sam The following letter is a statement from the undersigned members of Faculty Executive Committee, not a formal resolution adopted by committee. Vin Steponaitis, Secretary of the Faculty —————————— August 28, 2018 The undersigned members of the Faculty … Continued

Edward Kidder Graham Award call for nominations

August 28, 2018

The Office of Faculty Governance, on behalf of the Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards, is now accepting nominations for the university’s 2019 Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award to be presented at the October 12, 2019 University Day ceremony. … Continued

A note from Chair of the Faculty Leslie Parise

August 26, 2018

  August 23, 2018 Dear Faculty Colleagues, Welcome to the new academic year! As most of you know, this year has started in an especially historic manner with the toppling of the Confederate monument known as Silent Sam. For those … Continued

Anne Queen Faculty Commons undergoing renovations

June 22, 2018

The Anne Queen Faculty Commons is currently undergoing summer renovations. Due to the popularity of the lounge, much of the furniture in the room has undergone significant wear and tear and has even become hazardous. The Office of Faculty Governance … Continued

Faculty Council meets April 13

April 9, 2018

Faculty Council is scheduled to meet this Friday, April 13, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in Kerr Hall, room 1001, in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. A tentative agenda is available here. Faculty Council members are encouraged to arrive at 2:30 p.m. for … Continued

Summary of actions for February 2018

March 3, 2018

The Faculty Council met on February 9, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Kerr 1001. A summary of actions follows: The Faculty Council unanimously passed Resolution 2018-1. On University-Approved Absences. The resolution supports the revisions made to the … Continued

Faculty Council’s Resolution on Silent Sam

September 22, 2017

  Dear Faculty Colleagues, Please be aware that on September 8 Faculty Council passed Resolution 2017-10, which reads as follows: “We request the removal of Silent Sam from McCorkle Place and urge President Spellings, Chancellor Folt, the Governor, the North … Continued