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Fostering empathy and respect on campus

May 10, 2024

Statement from Chair of the Faculty Beth Moracco about the necessity to foster a climate of empathy and respect on campus Amidst the turmoil of the past seven months, we as a campus community have had differences of opinion, which … Read more

A Message For Our Community About This Week’s Events

May 2, 2024

Dear colleagues: These last few days of our spring semester have been extraordinarily difficult. The presence of armed law enforcement officers on our beloved campus, arrests of students and members of our community, and images of violence on our grounds … Read more

Support for Chancellor Guskiewicz

November 27, 2023

Chair of the Faculty Beth Moracco sent the following letter of support on behalf of the faculty to Chancellor Guskiewicz earlier today. November 27, 2023 Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz South Building, Suite 103 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Dear … Read more

Message from Chair of the Faculty Beth Moracco

August 29, 2023

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The beginning of fall semester is normally a busy but happy time of settling into a new academic year and getting to know new groups of eager and enthusiastic students. This year, the second week of classes brought collective trauma to our campus community, when our friend and colleague Prof. Zijie Yan was killed as the result of an act of violence that prompted an hours-long lockdown on our … Read more

Farewell message from Mimi Chapman

June 22, 2023

Dear Colleagues: These last three years have passed incredibly quickly and incredibly slowly at the same time.  That is the way of it for endeavors that take the best our hearts and minds have to offer. The days are long … Read more

Moracco elected Chair of the Faculty

April 14, 2023

Professor Beth Moracco in the Department of Health Behavior and associate director of the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center was elected Chair of the Faculty in the 2023 election. She will succeed Mimi Chapman, officially beginning her term on July … Read more

Recording of April 10 Faculty Town Hall

April 11, 2023

Chair of the Faculty Mimi Chapman hosted a Faculty Town Hall on April 10 that was attended by about 200 faculty and staff. Many thanks to all who participated. The recording of the event is available at this link.