FACULTY


4/16/2015 12:14am

Adjunct faculty push for fair pay

There are the familiar faces of the worker’s rights movement: fast-food workers, health care workers, farmers. And there are the unexpected ones: university professors.


4/9/2015 1:15am

Brian Hogan wins Carolina Chiron Award

References to a broken scooter and a bag of shattered light bulbs were key parts of the lecture that Brian Hogan gave to a mix of students and faculty in Gerrard Hall on Wednesday. 


3/31/2015 11:53pm

Discussion on women in the workplace draws a crowd

Less than a week after a former housekeeper sued the University for a hostile work environment — in a lawsuit that detailed a sex-for-hire scandal in the department — 11 University groups brought in an expert to speak about ways women can work together to make workplaces more inclusive.


3/25/2015 12:31am

Andrew Reynolds

Q&A with UNC author Andrew Reynolds

Four years and three drafts later,UNC political science professor Andrew Reynolds is publishing “The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform.” 


3/20/2015 6:49pm

Faculty Council passes two amendments, reviews new HR system

Friday's Faculty Council meeting covered an array of topics  — including the University’s loan to the Northside neighborhood as well as increasing access to scholarly articles written by faculty — but the majority of the meeting was spent reviewing the new payroll system. There are ongoing software updates to fine-tune new payroll and HR systems that went live in October 2014.


2/25/2015 11:55pm

Didem Turkoglu (right), a teaching assistant and doctoral candidate in the sociology department, spoke at the rally Wednesday.

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.


2/24/2015 12:41am

Fac Exec Meeting

FACULTY SEND A MESSAGE

The Faculty Executive Committee has approved a resolution expressing faculty concerns over the ousting of UNC-system President Tom Ross and the recommendation to close the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity.