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Faculty Invited to Faculty Athletics Forum 11/2

October 20, 2011

October 20, 2011 Dear Faculty Colleagues: With the attention that has recently been focused on the management of athletics at Carolina and the announcement last week of the hiring of a new Athletics Director, the Faculty Council leadership, Faculty Athletics … Read more

Thorp Defends Decision to Fire Davis

August 10, 2011

In a letter issued Friday, August 5th, Chancellor Thorp strengthens UNC’s commitment to the Honor System in collaboration with Chair of the Faculty Jan Boxill. Thorp states: “One additional issue requires attention this year. I’ve talked to several faculty members … Read more

Boxill and Ketch op-ed: Faculty support Thorp’s decision

August 5, 2011

Chair of the Faculty Jan Boxill and Chancellor’s Advisory Committee Chair Jim Ketch have today published an op-ed in the Raleigh News & Observer expressing the UNC faculty’s support for Chancellor Thorp’s decision to release Coach Butch Davis and refocus … Read more

UNC Faculty Praise Decision to Remove Coach

July 29, 2011

Chair of the Faculty Prof. Jan Boxill is quoted in an article in the Durham Herald Sun regarding the recent dismissal of Coach Butch Davis. Read the story here.