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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates | Fall 2021 Plans

Coronavirus Task Force

UNC's Coronavirus Task Force,  originally formed in the spring, has restarted and is designed to quickly respond to the evolving COVID-19 situation this fall. The task force has five committees:

  • Academic Affairs Leadership Team (Faculty Impacts Committee)
  • Communications and Outreach Committee
  • Logistics and Infrastructure Committee
  • Student Impacts Committee
  • Testing, Tracing, and Public Health Committee

Associate Vice President for Administration Blaine Nickeson will chair the overall Coronavirus Task Force and act as a conduit between the committees and the President's Cabinet.

  • Academic Affairs Leadership Team (Faculty Impacts Committee)

    • Nancy Matchett, Liaison
    • Lisa Vollendorf
    • Nancy Matchett
    • Tammy Prusha
    • Michelle Retmer
    • Kim Black
    • Stephanie Torrez
    • Oscar Levin
    • Jeri Lyons
    • Laura Connolly
    • Sher Gibbs
    • Jennifer Nutefall
    • Jared Stallones
    • Kamel Haddad
    • Cristina Goletti
  • Communications and Outreach

    • Deanna Herbert, Chair
    • Deborah Moors
    • Gardiner "Tuck" Tucker
  • Logistics and Infrastructure

    • Kirk Leichliter, Chair
    • Glenn Adams
    • Jayne Blodgett
    • Jediah Cummins
    • Jay Dinges
    • Matthew Doyle
    • Rick McNair
    • Graham Nugent
    • Brad Sharp
    • Vince Carter
  • Student Impacts

    • Gardiner Tucker, Co-Chair
    • Kara LaSota, Co-Chair
    • Jenna Finley
    • Nancy Matchett
    • Sam Black
    • Chris Cobb
    • Rachel Walton
    • Stephanie Jones
  •   Testing, Tracing and Public Health

    • Glenn Adams, Co-Chair
    • Cindy Vetter, Co-Chair
    • Deb Miller
    • Steven Abbath
    • Sarah Chase
    • Jediah Cummins
    • Matthew Doyle
    • Diane Lukassen
    • Kendyl Kelly
    • Maddie Biehl