July 14, 2021
Members of UNC’s Faculty Council, prompted by information received by its chair about alleged moves to remove Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz from South Building, adopted a resolution Wednesday affirming their confidence in him and opposing any...Read More
July 6, 2021
Nikole Hannah-Jones ’03 (MA), whose extended tenure bid to become the University’s Knight Chair in race and investigative journalism at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media became a national controversy, will not be teaching...Read More
July 1, 2021
Malinda Maynor Lowery ’02 (’05 PhD), director of UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South and a professor of history, is leaving Chapel Hill to become the Cahoon Family Professor in American history...Read More
Boxill came to UNC in 1985. Her specialty areas are social and political philosophy and feminist theory. She has served in a variety of administrative positions at UNC, many of them ethics- and sports-related. She also has served as learning skills coordinator, freshman academic success coordinator and tutor coordinator/supervisor for the Student Athlete Development Center.
Boxill is the author of an anthology on sports ethics and is at work on Front Porch Ethics, another sports-related book.
She began her college teaching career at UCLA shortly after graduating from that school in 1967. She also holds master’s and doctoral degrees in philosophy from UCLA. She has taught at California State-Los Angeles; the universities of Kentucky, South Florida and Tampa; and Elon University.
Among her honors are the Mary Turner Lane Award from the Association of Women Faculty and Professionals, the Women’s Advocacy Award from the Carolina Women’s Center and a Tanner Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. She was the first faculty recipient of the University Award for the Advancement of Women in 2006.
Boxill, whose term will begin July 1, succeeds McKay Coble ’79, chair of the dramatic art department. A near-record 1,320 faculty members, 37 percent of those eligible, voted in the elections.