Topics: Faculty Retention

'We still have more to do': UNC minority faculty tops peer group at 11 percent


Though UNC ranks among the highest of its peer institutions in terms of diversity, many still see room for improvement in the percentage of faculty of color, female faculty and LGBTQ faculty.

Former UNC faculty, staff explain reasoning for taking offers at Duke


In the 2015-16 school year, at least 11 faculty members left UNC and five offers from Duke University were made to faculty, Executive Vice Provost Ron Strauss said.

Librarians make students shelf-sufficient


They had different reasons for wanting to be librarians.

Rally supports non-tenured faculty


Students, faculty and others rallied together on the steps of Wilson Library on Wednesday to call for a living wage, increased benefits and better working conditions for non-tenure-track professors.

UNC tuition hikes to target faculty retention


Losing prized faculty members to other universities that make lucrative offers — it’s an unfortunately familiar, persistent problem for the UNC system.

UNC-system faculty workloads data draws criticism

A recent report from the Pope Center that accuses UNC-system schools of inflating faculty workloads has drawn criticism from system administrators. 

Professor Fred Clark retires from teaching


Although Fred Clark’s 47 years of teaching at UNC have come to a close, he won’t be leaving just yet. 

Economics lecturer Jeremy Petranka leaves for Duke


As of July 1, popular economics lecturer Jeremy Petranka has moved from UNC to Duke, but he won't be spending all his time in Durham.

UNC Board of Governors will vote on out-of-state tuition rates

In a departure from precedent, last year the N.C. General Assembly bypassed the UNC-system Board of Governors and mandated steep out-of-state tuition increases for 2014-15.

UNC sees rise in outside offers to expert faculty


He called it a Godfather offer — the one he couldn’t refuse.