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Double Tar Heel Charles Marshall will be University’s general counsel

Raleigh attorney Charles Marshall has been named vice chancellor and general counsel for the University, effective Sept. 16. ... Read More

Weeknight parking program begins Thursday, Aug. 15

On Aug. 15, a program will go into effect that charges for parking on campus from 5 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Employees who work weeknights may purchase a weeknight parking permit through their department parking coordinator based on the sliding salary scale. ... Read More

State treasurer announces resolution of impasse over State Health Plan

Dr. A. Wesley Burks, CEO of UNC Health Care and dean of the School of Medicine, spoke to Employee Forum about changes to the State Health Plan on Aug. 7. The next day, a new State Health Plan with an expanded network of providers was announced. ... Read More

Welcome: new Tar Heels beginning roles at Carolina

With every fall semester, the University welcomes new faculty members and others to jobs across campus. Some are veteran professors, while others are fresh from earning a terminal academic degree in their field, switching to a new job or in their first position in academia. Here’s an introduction to just a few of the newest Tar Heels. ... Read More

Todd BenDor named new director of Odum Institute

Todd BenDor, who has served as interim director of the H.W. Odum Institute for Research in Social Science since last September, has been named director.  BenDor has served on faculty at Carolina since 2007, as a professor in the city and regional planning department and director of the department’s doctoral program and doctoral  admissions in […] ... Read More

Mastering the art of math

For the past 10 years, Mark McCombs has taught the first-year seminar Math, Art and the Human Experience, designed to give students different perspectives on what math and art can be.  ... Read More

Institute for the Arts and Humanities announces its 2019-20 Faculty Fellows

Sixteen faculty members make up the newest class of Faculty Fellows at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. The Faculty Fellowship Program provides on-campus leaves for faculty in the College of Arts & Sciences to pursue research and creative work that leads to publication, exhibition, composition and performance. The program supports a weekly seminar […] ... Read More

Apply by July 31 to participate in Tar Heel Bus Tour

The Tar Heel Bus Tour planning committee has received a great response to Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz’s invitation to apply to participate in the 2019 Tar Heel Bus Tour. As a reminder, this Wednesday, July 31, is the last day to submit an application for a spot on the bus. This year the tour will […] ... Read More

Suzanne Barbour of University of Georgia to be new Graduate School dean

Suzanne Barbour, dean of the Graduate School at the University of Georgia, will be dean of the Graduate School and professor of biochemistry and biophysics, effective Sept. 3. ... Read More

Employees use Community Service Leave to give back to others

Building homes and tending to vegetables in a garden aren’t usually part of University employees’ job descriptions, but they can still be an invaluable part of a workday. ... Read More