FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATION


12/2/2015 2:31am

Preparation for teaching assistants varies across departments

Often the pressure put on undergraduate students to navigate academia can be influenced by the interactions between the student and the teacher — and student evaluations, which fill students' inboxes at the end of the semester, can help. Many students at UNC encounter course sections taught by a teaching assistant instead of a professor.

11/23/2015 11:58pm

Letter: UNC admin did not handle protest well

TO THE EDITOR: The fact that a UNC student group interrupted last Thursday night’s town hall meeting to list some absurd demands (with a few reasonable ones mixed in) and then immediately left the meeting to hold its own press conference outside clearly illustrates how people, especially today’s university students, can be unwilling to hear other opinions, thus entrenching themselves further in their own beliefs and thoughts.


10/30/2015 7:26pm

Faculty Council talk Spellings, Student Stores at October meeting

“She hasn’t had the chance to come on campus, but I’ve already begun to have conversations with her about our university, what we do, who we are, and she starts in March,” Folt said. “We have lots of time to really develop an understanding for her about what our special aspirations are.”


10/29/2015 8:01pm

Kevin Guskiewicz named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Kevin Guskiewicz has been named the next dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, according to a release from the University. Guskiewicz, the senior associate dean for natural sciences and a distinguished professor in the Exercise and Sport Sciences department, was one of five finalists for the position — and the only one currently at UNC.  “Kevin is a natural fit to become the next leader of our vibrant College of Arts and Sciences, which provides students with a critical foundation for learning and discovery every day,” Chancellor Carol L.