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Message from Chair of the Faculty Mimi Chapman

September 6, 2022

Dear Colleagues: As the fall semester gets fully underway, I wanted to take a moment to welcome you back to campus. Although we know everything is not “normal” with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are certainly in a very … Continued

Nominations requested for Oliver Max Gardner Award by 9/12

August 29, 2022

Update to initial post: The nomination deadline has been extended to 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 15 Dear Faculty Colleagues, I’m writing to you as the chair of the Honorary Degrees and Special Awards Committee to encourage you to consider nominating … Continued

Message from the Chair about research integrity

March 10, 2022

The following message was sent to all faculty and other members of the campus community this afternoon. Dear Colleagues: As a faculty we are heavy hearted with the news that someone we hold in high esteem has been sanctioned by … Continued

Faculty Chair message for the Carolina Community

June 21, 2021

The following message was sent to the UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty on June 19, 2021. The email can be viewed at this link. Dear Carolina Community: Like many of you, this weekend I find myself with a heavy heart. Despite calls … Continued

Annual faculty interest survey underway

February 4, 2020

All members of the Voting Faculty were emailed a survey on January 27, 2020 that invites them to express their interest in serving the University on the Faculty Council and on a variety of campus-wide faculty committees. The survey closes … Continued

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