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

Presidential Communications

Urgent Message from President Andy Feinstein

March 16, 2020: This is a time of incredible uncertainty both on campus and in every facet of our lives. I would like to thank each of you for the hard work you are doing as we adapt to a situation like none we have experienced before. The global spread of the virus is rapid; and in this unprecedented time, we must take swift action to protect the health and safety of our students, staff, and faculty. Please know that each decision is being weighed, and ultimately made, with the health and safety of our entire UNC community at the forefront. [READ FULL POST]

Urgent Message from President Andy Feinstein

March 11, 2020: This afternoon, I convened the President’s Cabinet, President’s Leadership Council, Dean’s Council, and Faculty Senate to discuss the University’s response to the spread of COVID-19 and its impact on the continuous delivery of the University’s mission. [READ FULL POST]

A Message from the President and Chief Diversity Officer

The Office of Equity & Inclusion and the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance will be hosting three opportunities for dialogue in the coming weeks regarding how UNC can better respond to incidents of intolerance, offensive speech and behavior, and discrimination. [READ FULL POST]

Upcoming University Reorganization

In the last few days, I have heard numerous concerns regarding upcoming reorganizations and feel it is important to share what I know right now. In December, we had a town hall to discuss work to be done this spring related to reorganizations, as well as ongoing budget challenges. Over the last several months, ideas such as Administrative Service Centers (ASCs) and personnel reductions in areas like Academic Affairs and Student Affairs have emerged as ways to redeploy resources in support of changing needs [READ FULL POST]