As we were informed in Monday’s NinerNotice, the University is changing its guidance on face masks in response to a directive from the UNC System Office. I know that many of you planned your teaching schedule with the assumption that face masks would continue to be a requirement this...
To: Department Chairs/School Directors
Cc: Deans, Associate/Assistant Deans, Business Managers, Faculty Council President
From: Lori McMahon, Associate Provost for Academic Budget and Personnel
We continue to plan for a Spring 2022 semester with primarily (70% or greater) face-to-face classes. The instructions below assume that in preparing the spring schedule,...
During University Convocation, we heard that some faculty with documented needs were unaware of the process that is in place to address concerns about in-person classes. While department chairs accommodated many of the needs of faculty that were known in spring when the class schedule was built, circumstances can change. We want to make sure that everyone is...
We are now a week out from the start of classes. As faculty, you are trusted sources of information for your students. Take the opportunity to welcome your class - whether through email, Canvas, or in person - and to educate them about health and safety during the pandemic. As you do so:
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.
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...
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 ...
In the past year, you have had to pivot often in response to changing conditions. Things are changing again, but the decreases in infection rates and the increasing availability of COVID vaccines mean that the latest change is to a more normal fall. Fall is likely to still entail testing, tracing, and mask wearing but should approach a mostly traditional campus...
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 and providing a mechanism for identifying sufficient achievement in progression courses. It continues the use...