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Please join me and your colleagues at University Day

October 8, 2018

Dear Faculty Colleagues, I invite all of you to join me at University Day this Friday, October 12, 2018. All members of the University community are invited to attend the celebration commemorating the laying of the cornerstone of Old East … Continued

Faculty workshops on disposition of Confederate statue

September 30, 2018

Dear Faculty Colleagues Chancellor Folt and the Board of Trustees have been asked to explore options for the disposition of the Confederate statue known as Silent Sam. They are seeking input from a variety of constituents, including faculty. To assist … Continued

A note from Chair of the Faculty Leslie Parise

September 18, 2018

  Dear Faculty Colleagues, I hope everyone is safe following the wind and rain of Hurricane Florence. While Chapel Hill missed the worst of it, many parts of our state were not as lucky and have been adversely affected. Anyone … 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

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

New Year’s greetings from the Chair of the Faculty

December 30, 2017

December 29, 2017 Dear Faculty Colleagues, As we welcome 2018, I want to wish everyone a peaceful and productive new year. I also want to reflect on recent activities of faculty governance and thank the many faculty who volunteer their … 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

Please join me and your colleagues at University Day

September 20, 2017

Dear Faculty Colleagues, University Day will be celebrated on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in Memorial Hall. All members of the University community are invited to attend the celebration commemorating the laying of the cornerstone of Old East … Continued