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Everyone on campus seems to be looking to Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Jim Dean to guide UNC through the latest athletic debacle — even the gym attendant he says offered him a towel and some advice Monday morning.
UNC’s faculty is still working to implement honor code changes which would limit the work students could submit as well help them erase academic integrity violations on their transcripts.
A study released last week that measured university social science faculty’s engagement with the media ranked UNC last out of the 94 research universities surveyed.
According to a recent study by Northwestern University, non-tenured faculty members might be better teachers than professors with tenure.
As universities across the country continue to recover from the 2008 economic downturn, many administrators are prioritizing investments in faculty recruitment and retention.
President Barack Obama has suggested a new idea to help combat the high costs of law school tuition — but some in the UNC School of Law remain unconvinced.
A Ph.D. and a battery-operated microphone are the only weapons Jeannie Loeb has when facing the 300-plus students in Psychology 101.
The University is increasingly relying on and hiring fixed-term rather than tenure-track faculty — particularly in health affairs.
Faculty members are up in the air about UNC’s future in online learning.
In an effort to create a bond between academics and athletics, the University’s athletic teams have now been assigned a member of the Faculty Athletics Committee to assist student athletes with academic advising.
As the UNC system’s five-year plan comes to an end and a new one is in the works, the University’s Faculty Executive Committee expressed concerns about possible changes to the plan.
The University’s faculty is tired of watching Chancellor Holden Thorp take punches.
Coloring is a popular pastime among children, from filling in pictures of zoo animals to Disney princesses.
Administrators have said they want to do everything they can to prevent another academic scandal.
At the first meeting of the Faculty Council today, members are standing in support of Chancellor Holden Thorp.
Some UNC alumni leave the school and never look back. Lee Dirks never stopped returning.
UNC Faculty Athletics Committee strives to be ‘a bond rather than a bridge’ between athletics and academics
In the wake of recent NCAA sanctions and widespread criticism of the UNC athletic department, University administrators are striving to turn over a new leaf.
While broadcast rights have proven lucrative for UNC’s athletic department, its coaches’ salaries are soaking up much of that revenue.
This year’s proposed athletic budget expects $75.4 million in revenue and calls for $75.2 million in spending, with both categories climbing by $2.7 million from last year.
Professors hoping to add the word “distinguished” before their title at UNC might have to wait a while.
The N.C. General Assembly created the Distinguished Professors Endowment Trust Fund in 1985, promising to give $1 for every $2 privately donated towards a professorship.
The financially strapped state legislature has given a small boost to a nearly depleted faculty retention fund — but some administrators say it’s still not enough to keep top faculty.