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Curriculum Proposals Deadline Approaching

   December 3, 2019

If you're looking to make changes to the Undergraduate or Graduate Catalog, please note that December 31 is the deadline for course and curriculum proposals to be launched and approved by the Originator via Curriculog (...

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Bonner Leader recognized as a 'civic trailblazer'

Senior receives prestigious award from North Carolina Campus Compact
   November 25, 2019

Senior Neariah Mandisa-Drummond is the 2019 recipient of the John H. Barnhill Civic Trailblazer Award. Since 2011, North Carolina Campus Compact, a statewide network of colleges and universities, has presented the award annually to one college student in the state who has created and led innovative projects that address community needs. 

While at UNC Charlotte, Mandisa-Drummond has...

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National Award Recognizes UNC Charlotte for Degree Completion Gains

Campus initiative has improved 4-year graduation rate by 17%
   November 21, 2019

At a time when reports show that six in 10 students who enroll in a U.S. college will not have earned a degree six years later, UNC Charlotte is embracing the challenge to increase timely degree completion for enrolled students. UNC Charlotte is recognized as a national leader in this effort to develop comprehensive...

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The Provost's Desk - November 2019

Equipping students for the multinational workforce here and abroad
   November 20, 2019

Reading the headlines about the future of higher education, you have no doubt seen several oft-repeated themes. Among them are the use of more technology and a focus on a degree’s ROI in relation to workplace needs. Pundits also emphasize the importance of helping students develop the skills of communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and global fluency.  These skills are frequently...

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UNC Charlotte joins student experience project to increase graduation rates for all students

Student Experience Project Aims to Create Equitable Learning Environments
   November 11, 2019

UNC Charlotte is one of six universities nationally selected to participate in the Student Experience Project (SEP). A collaborative of university leaders, faculty, researchers, and national education organizations today launched the SEP to put into practice more than a decade of social psychology research...

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Petty to serve as interim dean for Cato College of Education

Appointment effective in January upon Dean McIntyre's departure
   November 5, 2019

Dr. Teresa Petty has been selected as interim dean of the Cato College of Education effective January 16, 2020, upon the departure of Dean Ellen McIntyre. Dean McIntyre has accepted a position at the University of Tennessee.

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Ogundiran receives Chancellor's Professor designation

Akin Ogundiran recognized for excellence in interdisciplinary scholarship
   October 28, 2019

Akinwumi Ogundiran, a transdisciplinary scholar and professor in the Departments of Africana Studies, Anthropology and History, is now designated as a Chancellor’s Professor at UNC Charlotte, in recognition of his outstanding scholarly achievement and demonstrated excellence in interdisciplinary research, teaching, and service. This campus-wide recognition acknowledges his outstanding...

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University joins alliance to develop more inclusive and diverse faculty

Effort seeks to improve student success through representative faculty
   October 22, 2019

UNC Charlotte is selected as one of 20 universities joining a three-year institutional change effort to develop inclusive faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) co-leads the effort, known as Aspire: The...

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Diversity expert challenges University during campus visit

Dr. Damon Williams speaks with students, faculty and staff
   October 16, 2019

Students, faculty and staff representing various campus affiliations engaged in diversity-centered conversations October 10-11 as part of Dr. Damon Williams’ visit to UNC Charlotte. Williams, author of the best-selling Strategic Diversity Leadership: Activating Change and Transformation in Higher Education, is one of the nation’s recognized experts in strategic diversity leadership,...

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Catalog and Fall 2020 Registration Deadline Approaching

   October 14, 2019

If you're looking to make changes to the Undergraduate or Graduate Catalog, please note that October 31 is the strongly recommended deadline for 'Course Revision' proposals to be launched and approved by the Originator via Curriculog (...

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