Faculty Support

The UNC System Office oversees a number of programs and activities dedicated to faculty employment policies, professional development, faculty evaluation and faculty benefits. It also serves as the liaison to the UNC Faculty Assembly.


Awards for Excellence in Teaching

The Teaching Awards were established in 1994 to underscore the importance of teaching and to encourage, identify, recognize, reward, and support good teaching within the University.  These awards are presented to a member of the faculty of each of the constituent institutions of the University.


Distinguished Professors Endowment Trust Fund

Matches private contributions with state appropriations to create endowments for distinguished professorships UNC's 16 campuses. Learn more or view FAQs for Distinguished Professors Endowment Trust Fund.


Higher Education Associations


Professional Development Opportunities

The University of North Carolina Online

Uncommon Graduate Degrees (Academic Common Market)

UNC Leadership Institute 


UNC Councils and Affiliated Groups

Much of the University's business is accomplished by working groups comprised of representatives of affected campuses or other constituencies. 

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