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Featured Institution

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, NC 27599
By Seth Ilys at en.wikipedia. (Taken by Seth Ilys.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
By Seth Ilys at en.wikipedia. (Taken by Seth Ilys.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Through its teaching, research and engagement, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill serves as an educational and economic beacon for the people of North Carolina and beyond. Carolina is proud of its legacy of excellence and public service and its capacity to help build a just, safe, more prosperous, and sustainable world.

Student Enrollment

26,066

Type

Public , Four or more years

Featured Associations

American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

AAUP is a nonprofit membership association of faculty and other academic professionals. The mission of AAUP is to advance academic freedom and shared governance; to define fundamental professional values and standards; and to promote the economic security of faculty, academic professionals and those engaged in teaching and research.

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National Association of American Veterans (NAAV)

NAAV assists the severely wounded warriors, especially single parent service members, military caregivers, disabled veterans and their families by helping them access their benefits, improving communications and coordination for veterans and collaborating among health agencies, medical professional, organizations, educational organization and the general public.

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Advice & News

September 18, 2019

The strong female presence on every level of academic life seems at though it would foster environments where female students and professionals are respected and well-supported in their work -- and yet reports of male students and professionals behaving destructively towards women continue to surface regularly. Meyer explores the idea of toxic masculinity, how it relates to these violent stories, and how it roots within a culture and within institutions of higher education.

September 16, 2019

In a previous article, Charles R. Middleton discussed how to depart from an institution graciously. Now he shares advice for how to arrive at a new institution successfully. Although he cautions about the personal consequences such as leaving behind friends and adapting to a new community, he says managing your professional arrival on campus is most important. He advises to say little, listen a lot, and ease into the new environment over time.

September 12, 2019

So, you finally secured a tenure-track position? Now that you have stepped into an academic arena with the expectation of achieving tenure within seven years, let’s slow down for a few minutes and discuss how to build toward the tenure victory by ‘acing’ your first semester. Here's a look at steps that can help you put your best foot forward, as well as missteps that can have serious repercussions on your early academic career and even cut short your time at the institution.