Office of Faculty Governance launches new Faculty Handbook

December 19, 2017

The Office of Faculty Governance has recently launched the second version of the online Faculty Handbook. This latest version was redesigned to match the look of the new Faculty Governance website, to improve search functionality and to improve readability. Despite the … Continued

Now accepting nominations for 2019 Honorary Degrees

December 13, 2017

Dear colleagues, The Office of Faculty Governance, on behalf of the Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards, is now accepting candidates for UNC honorary degrees to be awarded at the 2019 May Commencement ceremony. A maximum of five of these … Continued

Summary of actions for December 2017

December 11, 2017

The General Faculty and Faculty Council met on December 8, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Kerr 1001. A summary of actions follows: The General Faculty and the Faculty Council unanimously passed Resolution 2017-14. On Protecting Free Speech, which … Continued

2017 Winter Commencement details

December 4, 2017

Dear Colleagues, Carolina’s mid-year commencement ceremony will be held on Sunday, December 17, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center. Faculty members are strongly encouraged to join the processional with or without regalia. Following Carolina’s tradition of highlighting … Continued

Faculty Commons survey results now available

November 27, 2017

By Vin Steponaitis, Secretary of the Faculty The Office of Faculty Governance (OFG) recently surveyed the faculty to gauge satisfaction with the use of the Anne Queen Faculty Commons in the Campus Y building. The survey was sent on September … Continued

Now accepting 2018 O. Max Gardner Award nominations

November 17, 2017

The Office of Faculty Governance, on behalf of the Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards, is now accepting nominations for the system-wide 2018 O. Max Gardner Award. The award goes to “that member of the faculty of the Consolidated University of North … Continued

Faculty Council passes DACA resolution

October 17, 2017

The Faculty Council passed Resolution 2017-2. On Supporting Permanent Legal Status for DACA-Eligible Individuals at its regular meeting on Friday, October 13, 2017. The resolution endorses the UNC system-wide Faculty Assembly’s Resolution 2018-1. On Supporting the North Carolina Congressional delegation to create … Continued

Friday’s Faculty Council meeting to focus on athletics, DACA

October 7, 2017

Faculty Council is scheduled to meet this Friday, October 13, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. in Kerr Hall, room 1001, in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Some items on the agenda include Resolution 2017-12. On Supporting Permanent Legal Status for DACA-Eligible Individuals, … Continued