Topics: Faculty Athletics Committee
The committee is made up of nine members elected by the voting faculty, chosen from from multiple departments, including English, sociology and political science. The committee works to inform the faculty and advise the chancellor on all issues relating to athletics, including the academic experience of varsity athletics and the general operation of the University’s athletics programs.
The committee works directly with Chancellor Carol Folt and athletic director Bubba Cunningham.
April 11, 2017
The Faculty Athletics Committee met Tuesday to discuss students missing classes for the men’s basketball national championship game in Arizona, as well as tutoring resources for student-athletes.
February 14, 2017
Faculty Athletics Representative Lissa Broome gave an update on the NCAA Annual Convention, and Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham discussed coaches contracts at the Faculty Athletics Committee (FAC) on Tuesday.
November 08, 2016
The Faculty Athletics Committee met Tuesday to discuss student-athlete exit interviews and surveys, pending NCAA legislation and student-athlete academic advising.
October 11, 2016
The Faculty Athletics Committee met Tuesday to review student-athlete summer programs, surveys and a study by the NCAA.
October 07, 2016
The second Faculty Council of the academic year met to hear about inclusivity and athletics.
September 15, 2016
At the Faculty Athletics Committee meeting on Thursday, members discussed the Atlantic Coast Conference’s recent decision to move championships out of North Carolina due to House Bill 2. Games on college campuses will still be held.
May 30, 2016
By Jamie Gwaltney
In the faculty athletics committee meeting on Tuesday, members reviewed a study on patterns within classes taken by student-athletes.
April 26, 2016
At the Faculty Athletics Committee meeting Tuesday, committee members were quick to point out flaws in possible plans for new athletic facilities.
March 02, 2016
The Faculty Athletics Committee talked about how to help student-athletes with time management at its listening session on Wednesday
January 29, 2016
At Friday afternoon’s Faculty Council meeting, three resolutions passed their first read and presenters and members discussed a range of campus issues, including ethics and snow.
Three resolutions unanimously passed their first read at Friday’s meeting, which means they will remain on the calendar for their second read at the next Faculty Council meeting.
January 12, 2016
Time was of the essence at a Faculty Athletic Committee meeting on Tuesday, as members discussed a resolution that will be voted on at the NCAA Annual Convention on Friday.
November 18, 2015
Only two faculty members attended the Faculty Athletics Committee’s listening session Wednesday, but the committee still led a discussion about the potential impact of student-athletes refusing to play as a form of protest.
November 10, 2015
In a meeting on Tuesday, the Faculty Athletics Committee expressed concern about finding ways for student-athletes to manage their time.
October 13, 2015
The Faculty Athletics Committee discussed student-athlete admissions in a joint meeting with the Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Admissions Tuesday afternoon.
September 08, 2015
The Faculty Athletics Committee has voiced dissent against a resolution proposed by the Faculty Council to create an ad hoc committee that would investigate how the changing climate of college athletics around the nation affects UNC.
August 31, 2015
The Faculty Executive Committee said there needs to be a task force assigned to protect the University’s academic integrity and the academic interests of athletes at a meeting on Monday.
August 13, 2015
Bubba Cunningham had to think about every single word of his presentation to the Faculty Athletics Committee Thursday.
April 14, 2015
The Faculty Athletics Committee plans to collect time commitment data in order to figure out if there are factors that preclude athletes from choosing a specific major.
March 03, 2015
The Faculty Athletics Committee spent half of its Tuesday meeting in closed session, as the members discussed specific student-athletes’ cases.
February 10, 2015
Academic advising at UNC is evaluating support services provided to student-athletes.