July 2017

Gov. Cooper visits campus

Date Published: July 19, 2017

While in Charlotte on Tuesday, July 18, N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper made a brief visit to UNC Charlotte, where he met with Chancellor Philip L. Dubois and took a tour of campus.


49ers enter three-year radio partnership

Date Published: July 18, 2017

The Charlotte 49ers and IMG College have announced a three-year radio partnership with 730 the Game ESPN Charlotte to serve as the flagship station for the 49ers IMG Radio Network. The three-year deal will run through June 30, 2020.


Annual Charlotte Research Scholars symposium scheduled

Date Published: July 18, 2017
More than 100 undergraduate student research projects will be featured at this year’s Charlotte Research Scholars Summer Symposium, scheduled for 9 a.m., Wednesday, July 26, in the Barnhardt Student Activity Center Salons.

Pace named C-USA Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Date Published: July 17, 2017

Junior shortstop Haley Pace is Conference USA’s Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

The C-USA Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards are presented to the top student-athletes in each conference-sponsored sport, determined by the league’s 14 faculty athletic representatives. The award is based on academic achievement, athletic achievement and service.


Interruptions to password manager, sponsored guest requests scheduled

Date Published: July 17, 2017

The password manager site will be down temporarily starting at 5 p.m., Thursday, July 27, through 8 a.m., Monday, July 31, for a system upgrade. ITS will adjust account expiration dates to accommodate customers; however, employees who receive notifications to change passwords should go ahead and do so to avoid potential issues.  


Theatre professor’s young adult novel wins awards

Date Published: July 17, 2017

“Steeplejack,” the young adult fantasy novel by Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Andrew Hartley, has won two major awards: the 2017 International Thriller Writers Award for “Best Young Adult Novel” and the 2017 Manly Wade Wellman Award for North Carolina Science Fiction and Fantasy. Both awards were announced July 15.


University welcomes new employees

Date Published: July 17, 2017

UNC Charlotte welcomed the following new staff and faculty members during the July 11-12 New Employee Orientation session:

Adult Students and Evening Services
Alexandra Lackard, academic advisor


Artist/activist T.J. Reddy discusses retrospective of his work

Date Published: July 14, 2017
In this Inside UNC Charlotte webcast, artist/activist and UNC Charlotte alumnus T.J. Reddy talks about the exhibit “Everything is Everything” on display at the Projective Eye Gallery in UNC Charlotte Center City.

Information on state-approved salary increases and bonus leave

Date Published: July 14, 2017

The North Carolina General Assembly’s recently approved biennial state budget included several provisions affecting UNC Charlotte employees. Below is information on salary increases and bonus leave. Additional information will be shared as it becomes available.

Salary increases


General Assembly appoints two members to UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees

Date Published: July 13, 2017

The North Carolina General Assembly recently appointed Teross Young (’93) of Iredell County and Dennis Bunker III (’81) of Mecklenburg County to the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees. Each was appointed to a four-year term that began July 1.