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Your Faculty Ambassadors

Faculty Ambassador Program

Our mission for the Faculty Ambassador Program is to create a collegial network to ensure that all DRC stakeholders are equipped with the knowledge, resources, and best practices to promote success and a positive educational experience for disabled students at UNC. We invite you to consider being an Ambassador to serve as a liaison between DRC and your department colleagues and students.

Program Highlights

  •  Two year commitment

  •  Quarterly Ambassador Meetings (to replace the ‘DSS Advisory Board’)

  •  Comprehensive DRC/Equity and Inclusion Training (offered at the inaugural board meeting Fall 2019)

  • Faculty ambassadors will be featured on the DRC website

Faculty Ambassador Duties

  • Serve as a liaison between DRC and academic areas to help address disability or DRC related questions or concerns for both students, staff, and faculty

  • Propose and help plan/facilitate campus disability awareness activities in partnership with academic/student affairs areas.

  • Propose and help plan/facilitate additional instructor trainings (e.g. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) workshops)

  • Attend/ provide ideas for an end of year faculty recognition event

Application

Applications for the 2019-2021 term have closed. We hope you will consider applying in Spring 2021 for the 2021-2023 term.