9/7/2020 7:55pm

The Faculty Athletics Committee met on Thursday, Sept. 3rd over Zoom. They discussed the ways in which COVID-19 was affecting athletics and athletes themselves.

Faculty Athletics Committee discusses COVID-19 precautions, revenue loss

“Without fans in the stands, it could be very significant this year, anywhere from mid-20s to 50 million dollar hits, depending on whether we play, whether we get television revenue and what basketball revenue looks like," Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham said. "It’s too early to really tell what that number is." 

10/24/2017 9:33pm

Bubba Cunningham (left), UNC Athletic Director, contributes to discussion at a 2016 meeting of the Faculty Athletics Committee (FAC) while Ezra Baeli-Wang, a student athlete advisory council representative, listens intently.

Academic scandal leads to more oversight by faculty committee

In light of the NCAA investigations, UNC has been under both academic and athletic investigations. Within the Faculty Council there is a special committee to deal with these issues and how they should interact. Working with professors and students, the faculty athletics committee recently announced new changes to the athletics department.

1/29/2016 7:12pm

Folt explains new snow day policy at Faculty Council

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. Resolutions 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.