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Welcome to the Division of Academic Affairs! We are committed to enhancing and excelling the academic mission of the university.
James J. Winebrake, Ph.D. Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
James J. Winebrake, Ph.D., Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Jack C. Watson II Named Dean of CHHS

Jack C. Watson II, Ph.D., has been named the next dean of the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Dr. Watson joins UNCW with 16 years of administrative experience and an extensive background in leadership development...

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Dr. Jeanine Mingé Named WCU Associate Dean

Dr. Jeanine Mingé, Associate Provost for Community Engagement and Impact, has accepted the position of Associate Dean for the College of Arts and Humanities at West Chester University...

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Congratulations Class of 2023!

May 16, 2023 - As we conclude the 75th anniversary of UNCW, we celebrate a year like no other with commencement exercises for the Class of 2023. It has not been an easy road for the more than 3,100 graduates, who weathered storms and navigated a global pandemic. And that makes their success even more special. In true Seahawk style, they rose above the hurdles and soared...

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Update: Two New Colleges' Names

April 18, 2023 - Update: An internal college naming process, conducted with the College of Arts and Sciences’ faculty and staff, recently concluded. On April 18, Provost Winebrake announced to campus the following selected names that will be used moving forward: College of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, and College of Science and Engineering. Both new colleges will start on July 1...

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Coming July 2023: Two New Colleges

April 6, 2023 - UNC Wilmington’s College of Arts and Sciences will transition to two new colleges from its existing structure beginning July 1. The new colleges will aid the university in addressing the future needs of the region and in furthering the mission, vision and evolution of academics at the university. Each college will have a strategic focus: one for social sciences, humanities and the arts, and the other will focus on computing, engineering and science...

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Inspired, Grateful, Humbled: Volety Installed as Chancellor

March 31, 2023 - Dr. Aswani K. Volety had stood on the stage of Trask Coliseum before. A former dean of the University of North Carolina Wilmington’s College of Arts and Sciences and executive director of the Center for Marine Science, he participated in many convocation and commencement ceremonies. On the morning of March 31, his presence on that stage marked a moment in Seahawk history, as the first-generation college graduate and India native was formally installed as UNCW’s seventh chancellor...

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Are you a current Seahawk? Visit myUNCW for Academic Affairs to find more information, quick links and resources for faculty and staff.

Contact Us

Office of the Provost and the Division of Academic Affairs

Phone: (910) 962-2464
Fax: (910) 962-3922

Fall & Spring Semester Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.