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 … Continued

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.    

Contextual Grading in the News

June 2, 2011

Click on the link to access the article “New UNC transcripts will contain contextualized grade information” from The Daily Tarheel.

Faculty invited to participate in Commencement 2011, May 8th

April 20, 2011

Dear Colleagues: We invite you to join us for the joyous events of Commencement Weekend 2011 on Saturday, May 7 (Hooding of Ph.D.s) and Sunday, May 8, 2011 (Commencement).  More information about Commencement is available at Our students’ accomplishments … Continued

Final Remarks from Chair of Faculty McKay Coble

April 19, 2011

Given at Faculty Council, April 15th, 2011 Activities/Accomplishments for Academic Years 2009-2011 This section of our meeting is meant for our annual report of activities from this academic year.  As this is our last meeting together I would like to … Continued

Over 1,000 Votes and Counting!

April 19, 2011

As of Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 at 9:30am we have reached 1,002 votes in the faculty elections!  We are still counting–so please–if you are a faculty member who is eligible to vote, check your inbox for your 2011 ballot link.  … Continued

Coble and Fixed Term Vote Featured in DTH

April 18, 2011

Go to The Daily Tarheel site to read about Chair of the Faculty Mckay Coble’s work on behalf of fixed-term faculty.  You can find the article here.