October 7 Faculty Council meeting materials now posted

October 5, 2016

The Faculty Council will meet this Friday, October 7, 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. In Kerr Hall, room 2001 (Eshelman School of Pharmacy). The agenda is posted here on our website. As usual, we ask Council members to arrive by 2:45 p.m. and sit towards the front/middle … Continued

Summary of Actions at September Faculty Council

September 27, 2016

The General Faculty and Faculty Council met on September 16, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Kerr 2001. A summary of actions follows: The Faculty Council approved Resolution 2016-14 On the Importance of Shared University Governance, which recognizes … Continued

Lactation toolkit now available for faculty, staff and students

September 10, 2016

The Carolina Women’s Center launched a new resource that will help supervisors and employees better understand nursing mothers’ rights to accommodation.The toolkit provides sections with information about the benefits of breastfeeding, lactation policies for supervisors and lactation policies for employees. Dr. Clare Counihan, program specialist for … Continued

Faculty invited to University Day processional on October 11

September 7, 2016

All members of the University community are invited to attend the annual celebration commemorating the laying of the cornerstone of Old East and the official founding of the University. This year, University Day will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 11, … Continued

Nominations open for faculty awards

August 29, 2016

Dear faculty colleagues, We write on behalf of your elected faculty Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards to ask you to help us identify nominees for the five major awards for which the faculty selects recipients.  These awards are … Continued

Committee on Collegiate Sports and UNC forum to be held September 14

August 22, 2016

Open Forum: How can we help student-athletes who seek more time for academics and student life? Wednesday, September 14 6:30-8:00 p.m., Pleasants Family Room, Wilson Library A panel of coaches, athletes, recently graduated athletes, teachers, athletics support counselors , and the UNC … Continued

Q & A with new Secretary of the Faculty Vin Steponaitis

August 10, 2016

Secretary of the Faculty Vin Steponaitis began his term on July 1, after the previous Secretary Joe Ferrell had occupied the office for 20 years. With the recent departure of Dr. Anne Whisnant, former deputy secretary of the faculty, Steponaitis … Continued