FACULTY


UNC Political Science Professor Andrew Reynolds has been shortlisted to be the United Nation’s  Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.   Photo courtesy of Andrew Reynolds.

Q&A with UNC's Andrew Reynolds short-listed for top UN position for LGBTQ rights

Andrew Reynolds, UNC professor and founder of the UNC LGBTQ Representation and Rights Research Initiative, has been short-listed for the UN position of Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Reynolds also has an upcoming book, The Children of Harvey Milk: How LGBTQ Politicians Changed the World (Oxford University Press).  Staff writer Jessica Snouwaert interviewed Reynolds about the importance the UN position for LQBTQ rights and representation and the motivations behind his upcoming book. 


The 'Academic-Athletic' scandal leaves academic reforms in its wake

UNC's academic scandal recently came to a close, but its effects are ongoing. In response to the academic irregularities that were brought to light in 2011, the University instituted several policy reforms. The reforms are described as "extensive steps in the long journey to bring a painful chapter in campus history to a proper conclusion."

Faculty Council passes DACA resolution

Friday’s Faculty Council meeting tackled student and campus enrichment, UNC’s Campaign for Carolina and a resolution supporting permanent legal status for those under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Here's what you need to know: 


The Faculty Executive Committee met on Oct. 9. 

Faculty review potential curriculum changes

The Faculty Executive Committee held their first meeting of the month on Monday. Discussion topics ranged from the undergraduate curriculum to the Silent Sam controversy to drafts of the new University budget.