June 16, 2020
If a survey of faculty members’ anticipation of the fall semester could be summed up in one word, “uncertainty” would be a top candidate. The survey was designed, sent to and returned by 1,224 faculty...Read More
June 4, 2020
Members of UNC’s faculty have begun to push back at what they perceive as potential threats to their health in the University’s plans to reopen in the fall. As of Thursday morning, more than 500...Read More
The University Committee on Teaching Awards is seeking nominations from students, alumni, faculty and staff members for several campuswide awards that will honor deserving professors and graduate teaching assistants in a variety of categories.
The committee, chaired by Jean DeSaix ’69 (MS) of the biology department, will accept nominations until 5 p.m. Oct. 1.
Among the awards is the UNC Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in teaching, which will be given to a tenured faculty member for exceptional teaching on the undergraduate level over a sustained period of time. Other awards recognize superb post-Baccalaureate instructors and graduate teaching assistants who have displayed excellence in teaching.
The Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement acknowledges lifetime contributions to teaching, learning and mentoring beyond the classroom and is not limited to traditional faculty.
More information about the awards and nominating forms is available on the Web at the Office of the Provost.