Academic Affairs
Publication by Former Provost
Publication by Former Provost and Biology Faculty Earns National Honors
June 23, 2020 - Seacoast Plants of the Carolinas has earned two high honors from the American Library Association. Written by Paul E. Hosier, the book is published by North Carolina Sea Grant and the University of North Carolina Press...more
June 2, 2020 - Chancellor Sartarelli announced today the modified academic calendar for fall 2020. To summarize: We will retain our planned start date of the academic year (Aug. 10) and first day of classes (Aug. 19). Labor Day will be unaffected, but we have made the difficult decision to cancel fall break so we will be able to conclude classes before Thanksgiving, with...more
May 20, 2020 - SPARC Director candidate virtual campus visits begin Tuesday, May 26th. Four candidates will meet with a variety of stakeholders for a full day and will provide an open forum presentation. The SPARC Director position description can be found here and candidates credentials...more
Research Update
May 20, 2020 - Research Ramp Up: Phase I While research and scholarship at UNCW never stopped completely during the COVID-19 pandemic, the campus closure required a ramp-down of some research and restricted access to specialized facilities e.g., laboratories, equipment, and field work. A first phase of research ramp-up...more
Kudo Board for Graduating Seniors
May 5, 2020 - Families, grads, faculty, staff, alumni, and anyone else who wants to congratulate a spring grad: Here's your big chance to do so publicly! Click here, then click "Add to Board" at the top of the page to enter your message for the Class of 2020, or for a specific grad! Photos and videos are where families, faculty, staff and grads can post personalized congrats...more
Provost Sheerer Tribute
April 24, 2020 - As Provost Sheerer steps down from her administrative duties and moves to teaching in the doctoral program for educational leadership in the Watson College of Education, she shares her love for teaching, what about the transition makes her nervous, and her appreciation for being able to contribute to the university in her own unique way...more
April 9, 2020 - The Office of the Registrar announced that Academic Affairs is now able to make available to students and advisors a final list of the few courses and programs exempted from the Pass/Fail grading adjustments recently announced. Please click here to see that list. Except for those students...more
Winebrake Named Provost
April 8, 2020 - Dr. James J. Winebrake has been named Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, effective July 1, 2020, the University of North Carolina Wilmington announced today. An award-winning educator and experienced administrator, Winebrake has served as...more
Academic Policies Update
March 25, 2020 - Academic Affairs Policy Adjustments Related to COVID-19: In these extremely challenging academic circumstances,the Provost and the Deans have been working with Faculty Senate leadership to modify academic policies to promote the resiliency and flexibility needed to meet current challenges while continuing to foster faculty and...more
Winebrake Named Provost
Provost's Messages on Fall Re-opening

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  • July 3: Independence Day Observed
  • August 7-8: Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremonies
  • August 10: Academic Year Begins
  • August 19: First Day of Classes
  • September 10: Fall Faculty Meeting | Agenda


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