Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs is one of four administrative divisions at UNC Charlotte.  The Office of Academic Affairs/Office of the Provost oversees all operations of the Division of Academic Affairs, providing administrative oversight and academic leadership.

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Latest News

Faculty President Lisa Walker, Dr. Terry Xu, and Provost Lorden (2016)
20 Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor
August 18, 2016
At the University Convocation on August 18, 2016, twenty members of the faculty were recognized for their promotions to Full Professor.   At Convocation, each faculty member was presented with a Jefferson Cup, designed by Thomas Jefferson, founder of the University of Virginia.  The cups were engraved with the UNC Charlotte logo, the faculty member’s name, department, and the year 2016.

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17 Faculty Members Recognized for 25 Years of Service
August 18, 2016
At the University Convocation on August 18, 2016, seventeen members of the faculty were recognized for achieving 25 years of service to UNC Charlotte.

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Creation of the Office of Undergraduate Education
July 7, 2016
Effective July 1, 2016, the units known as Academic Services and University College were reimagined to create the Office of Undergraduate Education.  Dr.

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Annette Simmons Hired as New Director of Assessment Systems and University Accreditation
June 20, 2016
Annette Simmons has been hired as the new Director of Assessment Systems and University Accreditation in the Office of Assessment and Accreditation (OAA).  Annette will provide leadership, direction, and support in the use of the University’s management system for evidencing institutional effectiveness.  She will also be responsible for supporting the work of individuals assigned to compliance narratives and coordinating submissions of regional accreditation compliance reports with SACSCOC.

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Provost Joan Lorden
Provost Lorden Honored with Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement
June 2, 2016
On June 2, 2016, Provost Joan F. Lorden was honored with the William M. Plater Award for Leadership in Civic Engagement from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).   Read more...  

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