Chancellor's Messages

Update about On-Campus Protests

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Dear Niner Nation, As you may be aware, for more than a week, there have been protestors on campus. They were originally on the quad outside of the College of Health and Human Services and the Cato College of Education, and they recently relocated to the lawn outside of Fretwell and Cato Hall.  What began […]

End-of-Semester Message to Students

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Dear Students,  Whether you are graduating, continuing, or just beginning your college experience, I hope you’re feeling good about your progress this semester.  We have had an exciting and eventful year. As a student, you are at Charlotte at just the right time. Great things are happening, including: I’m looking forward to celebrating with those […]

End-of-Semester Message to Faculty and Staff

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Dear Faculty and Staff,  As we near the end of another semester, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to all of you for your efforts to bring us to a successful finish.  Together, we’ve accomplished some amazing things during this academic year, and we’ve also experienced some trying times. I am extremely appreciative […]

UNC Charlotte's "Constellation Garden"

Day of Remembrance 2024

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Dear Niner Nation, Today marks five years since UNC Charlotte’s darkest day, the shooting on April 30, 2019. This morning, we will honor the lives of Reed Parlier and Riley Howell, and recognize the strength of our survivors with a wreath laying and bell ringing at the Constellation Garden Remembrance Memorial at 8:30 a.m. In […]

Update About Proposed Board of Governors Policy

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Dear Niner Nation, Today, a new policy that affects diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives at North Carolina public universities was introduced during the UNC Board of Governors meeting.            This policy will be voted on by the Board of Governors during their May meeting. If it is approved, it will become effective […]

Follow-up on Mebane Hall incident: Here are steps we have implemented immediately

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Dear Niner Nation, I am writing to provide follow-up information regarding the Feb. 1 incident at Mebane Hall, when a false report of gunfire led to a frightening situation for our campus. The increased police presence and the delayed NinerAlert caused confusion and concern among many in our community, especially those in and around Mebane […]

Following up on yesterday’s events

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Dear Niner Nation, Yesterday afternoon was alarming and stressful for many members of our campus community as CMPD and our campus Police Department investigated a false report of potential gunfire in the College of Education Building. While the scene was quickly determined to be safe by law enforcement, it was still a scary situation, especially […]

Welcome to the Start of a New Semester

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Dear Niner Nation, As we kick off 2024 and the spring semester, I want to share my gratitude for all we’ve accomplished and for where we are headed. This year presents new opportunities and challenges as we progress toward the goals outlined in Shaping What’s Next, our 10-year strategic plan. Looking back at 2023, there’s […]

End-of-semester Message to Faculty and Staff

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Dear Faculty and Staff, As we close out the fall semester and students finish up exams and gear up for a well-deserved break, I want to take a moment to say how proud I am of all we have accomplished this year. Great things are happening at Charlotte! This weekend, we will celebrate more than […]

End-of-Semester Message to Students

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Dear Students, It’s hard to believe winter break is almost here. Whether you have already finished up and departed for home or are waiting to take that last exam, I hope this note finds you well and feeling good about your progress this semester! This weekend, we will celebrate more than 3,700 of you during […]