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General Education Town Hall Meetings

Task Force Makes Phase 1 Recommendations
   September 14, 2021


Dear Faculty,

The General Education Task Force has made its Phase 1 Recommendations and is scheduling two open Town Hall meetings next week to get your feedback:

  • Thursday, September 23, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, September...

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Provost Joan Lorden Announces Retirement

   August 30, 2021

Dear colleagues,

After over eighteen years as provost, I have informed the Chancellor of my intention to step down at the end of the academic year. Even with all the ups and downs and challenges we have faced over these past several years, I still cannot imagine a job I would have enjoyed more. I work with incredibly talented people to achieve a lofty...

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Faculty Classroom Guidance during Pandemic

Letter from Provost and Faculty Council President
   August 16, 2021

To: All Faculty
Subject: Faculty Classroom Guidance during Pandemic

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Instructor's Fact Sheet with COVID-19 Resources

   August 15, 2021

Instructors:

As you welcome students to your class -- whether through email, Canvas message, or in person -- you may wish to share this information regarding health and safety during the pandemic.

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Academic Policies and Suggested Syllabi Language for AY 2021-22

   August 12, 2021

Dear Department Chairs and Directors: 

As we prepare for the start of classes for the fall term, I am writing to remind you of the importance of communicating with all faculty members the content and significance of the University policies, especially those applicable to faculty members. Please reserve time in a faculty meeting to highlight these...

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Classroom Expectations Related to Face Coverings

   August 12, 2021

TO: UNC Charlotte Faculty

FROM: Joan F. Lorden, Provost
             Kevin W. Bailey, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

RE: University/Classroom Expectations of Students Related to COVID-19

We write to remind faculty of the protocol that was established last year surrounding violations of ...

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UPDATE: Planned Schedule Interruptions

Chancellor Installation and Weekly Football Games will Alter Most Schedules
   July 8, 2021

As we prepare for fall, I need to bring to your attention to adjustments to the class schedule that you will need to incorporate into your syllabus planning.  

Chancellor Installation

As part of the schedule of events associated with the installation of Chancellor Gaber, classes will be canceled on Thursday, September 23, 2021, to allow faculty and students to participate in...

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Changes to Grade Election Implementation for Spring 2021

   January 22, 2021

          Dear Colleagues:

The Faculty Council has made an amendment to the Undergraduate Pass/No Credit (P/N) grading procedure for the Spring 2021 semester. This amendment will simplify the process for undergraduate students and faculty while still limiting the number of P/N elections...

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Grading Options for Undergraduate Students

   December 17, 2020

Dear Faculty:

As indicated in my December 11 email, the grading period will open tomorrow. For undergraduate students who have elected Pass/No Credit grading, you will see four options: 

  • H (Passing with an A, B  or C grade)
  • P (Passing with a D grade)...

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Amendment to P/N Grading Election Includes H Grade Designation

   December 11, 2020

Dear Colleagues:

After receiving additional feedback from students and faculty, the exception to the Undergraduate Grading Policy for the 2020-21 academic year has been amended with two changes. The amendment recognizes the need to record letter grades in prerequisite courses while...

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