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
April 17, 2020
Carolina’s faculty have elected Mimi Chapman ’97 (PhD) to be chair of the faculty for the next three years. She will succeed history Professor Lloyd Kramer on July 1. Chapman is a professor of social...Read More
Six employees have been selected by Chancellor Holden Thorp ’86 to receive a 2013 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, one of the most coveted distinctions the University gives to faculty and staff.
The late C. Knox Massey ’25 of Durham created the awards in 1980 to recognize “unusual, meritorious or superior contributions” by University employees. In 1984, he joined the families of his son, Knox Massey Jr. ’59, and daughter, Kay Massey Weatherspoon, in creating the Massey-Weatherspoon fund. Income from the fund supports the Massey Awards and Carolina Seminars.
This year’s recipients are:
Thorp will honor the recipients, who were chosen from nominations from the campus community, at an awards luncheon on April 27. Each will receive a $7,500 stipend and an award citation. With the growth of the endowment, each award is increasing from $6,000 to $7,500.