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The Faculty Administrator Orientation to Carolina is a cohort-based program that meets throughout the academic year. As an update to the CFE FADP program, the FAOC program provides an extensive introduction and overview of UNC Administrative Groups and Services. Participants will strengthen their network of support and contacts across UNC, and become oriented to campus administrative systems to aid in their leadership development.

Emily Boehm, CFE Faculty Development Consultant, and Barry Ramsey, Administrative Coordinator, Office of the Excecutive Vice Chancellor and Provost, will direct the 2021-22 FAOC.

Barry Ramsey

The following offices and departments will be presenting during the 2021-22 FAOC: Office of Human Resources, Office of University Counsel, Ombuds Office, Information Technology Services (ITS), University Libraries, Finance and Operations, Office of the Provost, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and Office of Faculty Governance. View the 2021-22 FAOC Schedule for more details.

Who Should Apply?

This program is for mid to senior career faculty and/or faculty in administrative leadership roles.

Apply for Faculty Administrator Orientation to Carolina

Faculty can apply on their own, or be nominated. A brief letter of support from the chair is part of the application. Apply for the FAOC

Session Topics and Schedule

Orientation Session – September 17

Office of Human Resources – September 24

Linc Butler, Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources

Office of University Counsel – October 29

Charles Marshall, University Counsel

Ombuds Office – November 12

Dawn Osborne-Adams, University Ombuds

Information Technology Services (ITS) – December 10

Speakers TBD

Finance and Administration – January 14

Nate Knuffman, Senior Associate (Deputy) Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations

University Libraries – January 28

Elaine L. Westbrooks, University Librarian and Vice Provost for University Libraries; University Libraries Senior Team

Office of the Provost – February 11

Ron Strauss, Executive Vice Provost; Sara Reese, Director of Executive Talent Development

Office of Diversity and Inclusion – March 25

Speakers TBD

Office of Faculty Governance – April 8

Mimi Chapman, Chair of the Faculty, Professor of Social Work and Associate Dean for Doctoral Education, UNC School of Social Work

UNC and its External Publics – April 22

Tanya Moore, Associate Vice Chancellor, UNC Communications; Don Hobart, AVC for UNC Research; Regina Oliver, Editor and Director, Communications-General Alumni Association; and Mark Meares, Associate Vice Chancellor, Corporate and Foundations Relations