Although Carolina Together states that the mode of instruction for fall classes is officially available to view starting July 1, students could check ConnectCarolina as early as June 29 for whether their classes were designated as face-to-face/hybrid, hyflex (both in person and remote), remote and recitation or remote only. Some students returning in the fall expressed mixed emotions about the possibility of coming back to campus, concerned about the coronavirus and a lack of transparency around how the University will enforce public health guidelines.
A group of Black law students sent a letter to UNC School of Law titled "Why UNC Law is Not a Place for Black Students." The letter condemned the school's lack of resources and its culture of antipathy towards Black students, as well as the dean for a failure to retain Black students and faculty. Here's how the school has responded.
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Professors in the Department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies held an online forum Friday discussing UNC's history with racial justice and the context of police brutality and systematic racism in the United States. Seminar participants also addressed ways in which they believe the University and K-12 school systems could further educate students and highlight Black history.
Paul Kropp, a longtime professor emeritus of UNC's chemistry department, died on June 5, 2020, at 84 years old. He won numerous awards during his 46-year career as a professor, but former students, colleagues and friends say he most cherished the bonds and relationships he developed with students — frequently over athletics.
The UNC Undergraduate Senate met for a special session Wednesday, where they passed a concurrent resolution to condemn the murder of George Floyd, and a resolution to form a new Commission on Campus Equality and Student Equity.
Chancellor Guskiewicz met with the Advisory Committee and Faculty Executive Committee in a joint online meeting Wednesday to answer questions about UNC's plans to reopen campus in the fall. Attendees raised concerns about how to enforce University policies on social distancing and what would trigger an "off-ramp" course of action from the Carolina Roadmap for Fall 2020. Concerns were also raised about how to continue to enforce University policies on social distancing when students return to campus.
The UNC Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday included a vote to halt raising tuition for next year, interim UNC System President Bill Roper stating he is optimistic that students will return to campuses in the fall and the resignation of member Tom Fetzer.
Former rowing coach Sarah Haney is still employed by the University of North Carolina, The Daily Tar Heel has learned through public records. After announcing her resignation amidst a Title IX investigation into the team on December 2, 2019, Haney transferred into her new role as a "special assistant to the athletic director" that same day.
Members of the UNC football team in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol
Mack Brown, the head coach of the football team, sat down with The Daily Tar Heel to talk about the upcoming season.
Julia Pulawski gives a statement outside the Orange County Courthouse before her appeals hearing on Monday morning.