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2018 University Teaching Awards

December 21, 2017 |

Each year, the University recognizes faculty, staff and students for outstanding teaching.  Twenty-four faculty members were recognized during half-time of the men’s basketball game against Georgia Tech on January 20th at the Dean E. Smith Center.  Chancellor Carol L. Folt also will host a spring banquet to honor the winners in April.

Congratulations to our 2018 University Teaching Award Winners!



2017 – 2018 Phased Retirement Program

October 11, 2017 |

We are pleased to announce the opportunity to participate in the University of North Carolina’s Phased Retirement Program for the 2018 – 2019 academic year.  Three informational sessions will be held on October 23rd, 24th, and November 1st as follows:

Monday, October 23, 2017 – 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – 9:00am – 11:00am, Toy Lounge, Dey Hall

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Toy Lounge, Dey Hall*

*(Targeted for Medical and Dental Faculty)

Please see below for more information:

Phased Retirement Program

Contingent Offers for Faculty

July 24, 2017 |

Please see the following memo for information regarding contingent offers for faculty:  Faculty Contingent Offers Memo

The following language must also be included in the standard School/Departmental contingent offer letters for faculty employment:

“I understand that this offer of faculty appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of the background check process, and that the University’s offer may be rescinded based upon the results of the background check.”


Requirement for BOG Reporting and Consultation for Certain Salary and Position Actions

July 17, 2017 |

With the passage of the Current Operations Appropriations Act of 2017, there are new requirements for the UNC system and its constituent institutions to report to and consult with the Board of Governors regarding certain salary and position actions.

Effective July 1, 2017, the new requirements require reporting and consultation with the BOG for:

  • Any salary adjustment where the employee’s June 30 or current total proposed compensation (including supplements or other temporary compensation) is $100,000 or greater and the proposed salary increase is five percent or greater
  • Creation of new positions or appointments with an associated salary budget of $70,000 or more

Please see the following memo for detailed information and exceptions: Memo on 2017 Legislative Rules

The revised “rainbow form” may be found here: Faculty Salary Increase Request Form