Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs is one of five 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

Annual Competition for First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal Announced
September 1, 2016
The First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal Committee is soliciting nominations for the 2017 award.  This award recognizes outstanding scholarship, creativity, and/or research among senior full-time faculty members.  Each year, the University -- with support from First Citizens Bank -- presents this award in order to recognize and foster the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and creative endeavors. 

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Elise Demeter
Elise Demeter joins Office of Assessment and Accreditation
August 30, 2016
Dr. Elise Demeter joins the Office of Assessment and Accreditation as the new Senior Assessment Research Analyst.  Elise will provide leadership in designing and conducting in-depth, quantitative and/or qualitative research studies related to direct and indirect measures of student learning outcomes and academic support initiatives.  She will also be responsible for disseminating data through multiple mediums to increase access to and use of it.

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Provost Joan Lorden and Dr. Peter Tkacik
Peter Tkacik Receives Bonnie Cone Early-Career Professorship
August 19, 2016
At the University Convocation held on August 18, 2016, Dr. Peter Tkacik from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science was named this year’s recipient of the Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship in Teaching.  Read the full news article on Inside UNC Charlotte.

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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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