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Faculty Chair Bruce Cairns interviewed on restoring public trust

Bruce Cairns, who is entering his second year as chair of the Faculty Council, and Charles Streeter, who is starting his third year as chair of the Employee Forum, represent different constituents, but they serve the same University. They are also bound by a shared goal for the new academic year: restoring public trust in […]

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A message from Rumay Alexander and Bruce Cairns regarding Charleston shooting

To: The General Faculty Dear esteemed faculty colleagues: We are writing to express our dismay and horror regarding the senseless killing of nine members of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina yesterday evening. In particular, we are worried about the impact these events will have on the climate of our own […]

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Storify summary of tweets from year’s final Faculty Council meeting published

We’ve assembled a “Storify” of all of the tweets about the April 24, 2015 Faculty Council meeting here.  This summary includes all tweets with the hashtag #FacCouncil.   [View the story “April 24, 2015 Faculty Council Meeting” on Storify]

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Faculty invited to comment on Faculty Athletics Representative

Section 3-4 of the Faculty Code provides:  “The faculty athletics representative is appointed by the chancellor from among the voting faculty for an indefinite term, subject to formal review at least every five years. In making an appointment to this position or reviewing the incumbent, the chancellor follows a process established with the advice and […]

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Welcome to the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Faculty Governance! The Office provides administrative support for the Faculty Council, the Chair of the Faculty, the Secretary of the Faculty, and many of the standing committees of the General Faculty. We also conduct all the faculty-wide elections, held in the spring each year.  Our work is guided by the policies and procedures outlined in the Faculty Code of University Government, which has, since 1950, outlined a system of representative participation by the university’s faculty in decision-making about key academic matters at the heart of the university’s work and mission.