FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATION


10/29/2017 8:32pm

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. 


10/24/2017 10:02pm

Faculty association gives community to retired faculty

UNC’s Retired Faculty Association offers up answers to former university professors who are retired but still looking to stay professionally active. UNC's RFA aims to offer a chance for professors to extend their impact on the University.


10/24/2017 9:41pm

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."

10/24/2017 8:13pm

The Wilson Library displayed spooky stories for Halloween.

UNC professors talk about Halloween-related folklore

As presumably all people are aware of from decorations, candy and costumes at every store, Halloween is less than a week away. Yes, Halloween, as in the annual holiday where everybody dresses up and gets a sugar-high without really knowing why.


10/15/2017 8:08pm

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: 


10/9/2017 10:32pm

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. 


8/22/2017 11:15am

Provost Jim Dean addresses the Board of Trustees regarding the James B. Hunt Institute in March.

Provost Jim Dean steps down

Chancellor Carol Folt sent an email to the Carolina Community around 11 a.m. announcing that Jim Dean, executive vice chancellor and provost, is stepping down after 4 years in his position. 


7/9/2017 11:20am

Former Chancellor Paul Hardin, left, and his wife Barbara, center, join UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor James Moeser, right, cutting the ribbon at the dedication of Hardin Hall. Photo taken by Dan Sears and courtesy of UNC-Chapel Hill.

Paul Hardin leaves behind legacy of integrity

On Saturday afternoon, the Senior Pastor of University United Methodist Church Justin Coleman began his New Testament reading for the memorial service of Paul Hardin III, the seventh chancellor of UNC with the following verses from the Book of Romans: