News Items from UNC Greensboro

On Friday, Provost David H. Perrin sat down with the Campus Weekly editor for an interview that touched on the academic program review process and more. The university APR committee is scheduled to release its results within days. Provost Perrin, I think Academic Program Review and also rising tuition costs are on many people’s minds […]

Dr. Patricia W. Stewart, vice chancellor for university advancement, will be leaving the university on June 30, 2012. In a message to staff members in University Advancement, the chancellor spoke of Stewart’s many accomplishments during her 13-year tenure in leading UNCG’s Advancement division and in serving as UNCG’s chief fund-raiser. “Patti’s leadership of the Students […]

The North Carolina Campus Compact, a network of 42 institutions of higher education, has honored Dr. Spoma Jovanovic and Chancellor Linda P. Brady for their leadership in community engagement and service. Jovanovic (Communication Studies), seen in visual, received the Robert L. Sigmon Service-Learning Award. Brady received the inaugural Leo M. Lambert Engaged Leader Award at […]

A folklorist, William Ferris, and a blues musician, Lorenzo “Logie” Meachum (in visual), will headline the annual Friends of the UNCG Libraries dinner Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in EUC. The blues celebration kicks off at 6:30 p.m. with a reception, followed by a seated dinner. The program starts at 8:30 p.m. Ferris teaches at UNC […]

Faculty and staff may be particularly interested in these March dates related to the Academic Program Review process: March 2, 2012 – Recommendations from university-wide review scheduled to be available electronically. March 8, 2012 – University Program Review Committee recommendations presented to Staff Senate, by chair of University Program Review Committee [Updated information: That presentation […]

UNCG’s Office of Online Learning and the Online Learning Committee announce the establishment of an annual award to honor a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in the development and/or teaching of online courses at UNCG. The hope is to showcase outstanding teaching and to recognize development efforts that create engaging online learning experiences. The […]

“UNCG embraces student learning as its highest priority and provides exemplary learning environments,” says the first line of UNCG’s Vision for Teaching and Learning. Dr. Ray Purdom, who retires today as director of the University Teaching & Learning Center (TLC), has led the TLC for the last 15 years. That vision, which he was instrumental […]

The Betty Hardin Award for Excellence in Business Affairs is presented each year to deserving permanent full time employees of UNCG’s Business Affairs Division. Eligible employees may be nominated by anyone. Consideration is based on Superior Leadership to the Division of Business Affairs A Positive and Constructive attitude with high standards A Sense of HumorAn […]

WGS Film Series – Wednesday, Feb. 29 – 7 p.m. – Petty 136– “The Devil Wears Prada” with discussant Channelle James AAUW and WGS Film Series – Wednesday, March 14 – 7 p.m. – EUC Auditorium – “Miss Representation” with members of the AAUW Greensboro Branch and panel discussion following including WGS faculty and students. […]

The lecture “American Grand Strategy: From Bush to Clinton, to Bush, to Obama” will be delivered by Dr. Peter D. Feaver Tuesday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weatherspoon Art Museum Auditorium. A reception will follow the lecture in the Atrium. It is part of the the CLS “International Crises 2012: Drugs, War, and […]