Academic Affairs
July 1, 2022 - Van Dempsey, dean of the Watson College of Education, has been reappointed to the Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission. Dr. Dempsey has been a member of PEPSC since its inception...more
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May 26, 2022 - A campus-wide announcement names former Seahawk Aswani K. Volety as UNCW's chancellor-elect. Aswani, an accomplished marine scientist and an experienced university leader, is returning to UNCW to serve as the university’s seventh chancellor, beginning July 1...more
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May 25, 2022 - Chancellor Sartarelli posted a message to the UNCW campus community on the recent mass shootings across the nation...more
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May 17, 2022 - Provost Winebrake delivered an end of the 2021-22 academic year video message to the faculty and staff in the Division of Academic Affairs...more
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May 13, 2022 - The UNC System convened at UNCW for its quarterly Chief Research Officer (CRO) meeting. CROs lead research and innovation for all 16 UNC campuses. The meeting provides CROs an opportunity to consider common issues and opportunities, build collaborations and to hear updates from the UNC System Office. In addition to the elite group of UNC System CROs, UNCW welcomed 11 UNC System Office...more
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April 25, 2022 - Following an internal search process, Justine Reel, associate dean and professor in the College of Health and Human Services, has been selected to serve as the interim dean for CHHS for the 2022-23 academic year, beginning July 1, 2022. “Dr. Reel is an experienced leader dedicated to student, faculty and staff success,” said Provost Winebrake...more
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April 20, 2022 - UNCW honored the dedication and talents of its faculty at the annual spring faculty meeting on April 20. Chancellor Sartarelli officiated and Provost Winebrake announced the award recipients...more

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April 19, 2022 - After a national search, Dr. Carol McNulty has been appointed the associate provost for undergraduate education and faculty affairs at UNCW, effective immediately. McNulty joined the university in 2006 and has served in an interim capacity for this role since July 2021...more

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April 8, 2022 - The North Carolina Board of Governors approved the sixth doctoral program for the University of North Carolina Wilmington at its April meeting. This highly anticipated program will offer the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and build on the successful chemistry programs at UNCW...more
Image of Dr. Brian Arbogast, winner of the UNC Board of Governors for Excellence in Teaching award
March 9, 2022 - Dr. Brian Arbogast, a professor in the Department of Biology and Marine Biology, is among the 17 outstanding faculty members in the UNC System selected to receive the 2022 Awards for Excellence in Teaching. The award is presented annually by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to highlight...more