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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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The Provost's Desk - October 2019

Work underway to advance diversity and inclusion measures
   October 2, 2019

Walking across campus when class periods are changing gives visitors and members of the UNC Charlotte community a first-hand glimpse of the diversity of our student body.  While providing access to a diverse student population has been part of our institutional mission for many years, I would like to share some of our recent work to ensure that we are also an inclusive community and provide...

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Provost awards excellence in teaching, advising and community engagement

Mark West and Janaka Lewis receive Bonnie E. Cone Professorships
   September 26, 2019

Every year, the Provost recognizes faculty and academic units for exemplary work in the areas of teaching, advising and community engagement. These three areas remain vital to UNC Charlotte’s mission to educating and preparing students for chosen careers and to address community needs in the greater Charlotte region.

“As UNC Charlotte grows along with the Charlotte region, the...

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Degree completion efforts recognized as among nation's best

UNC Charlotte a finalist for APLU Degree Completion Award
   September 18, 2019

As part of its ongoing efforts to increase degree completion, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has named UNC Charlotte among three finalists for its 2019 Degree Completion Award. This annual honor works to identify, recognize and reward institutions that employ innovative approaches to improve degree completion while ensuring educational quality.

“Public...

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Doug Hague to lead Data Science Initiative

Hague to serve as interim executive director of the industry-university-state partnership
   September 4, 2019

Doug Hague has been named interim executive director for UNC Charlotte’s Data Science Initiative (DSI), an interdisciplinary industry-university-state partnership that since 2015 has focused on preparing students and industry leaders to apply the power of data to solve problems in business and society. 

Hague, who holds four U.S. patents, brings more than 20 years’ experience as an...

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22 Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor

University Convocation
   August 19, 2019

At the University Convocation on August 15, 2019, twenty-two 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 2019.

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9 Faculty Members Recognized for 25 Years of Service

University Convocation
   August 19, 2019

At the University Convocation on August 15, 2019, nine members of the faculty were recognized for achieving 25 years of service to UNC Charlotte.


 

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29 Faculty Members Awarded Tenure

University Convocation
   August 19, 2019

At the University Convocation on August 15, 2019, twenty-nine members of the faculty were celebrated for receiving tenure.

 

 

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