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Provost’s Academic Leadership Advancement Program for Underrepresented Faculty

This new pan-university initiative provides career development opportunities; interpersonal, organizational and operational competencies; and professional networking for selected tenured or tenure-track underrepresented faculty members seeking academic leadership career advancement at Carolina.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    This pan-university initiative provides career development opportunities; interpersonal, organizational and operational competencies; and professional networking for a selected tenured or tenure track underrepresented faculty member who is seeking academic leadership career advancement at Carolina.

    The program is funded in its inaugural two years (2020-21 and 2021-22) by private gifts to the University. The Academic Leadership Advancement Fellow participates in the program over a nine-month appointment, from August through May.

    Eileen Parsons, professor in the School of Education, is the inaugural fellow for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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