Academic Affairs

"My experience with teaching ... has been that as much as we may give to students, they give back even more." --Amy Herring, ScD (left in photo), professor, biostatistics, 2010 recipient, McGavran Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Message from the Associate Dean
"At the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, we know that health care leaders need a variety of skills and knowledge to be prepared for all of the new developments that lie ahead."

Academic Affairs contributes to the School’s mission by ensuring the quality of the faculty who serve the School.

The office provides oversight of and implements activities related to the Appointments, Promotions and Tenure Process and the quality and integrity of the curriculum in the School, such that it meets the highest standards in the field. The Academic Affairs office also represents the public health viewpoints of the School in academic matters within and outside of the University.

Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar page includes links to the Chancellor’s calendars, University registrar’s calendars and exam schedules.

APT Manual

The APT Manual serves as a reference for general policies, standards, faculty mentoring and various other criteria.


The Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) is the campus-wide professional development center at UNC-Chapel Hill, providing faculty members the support they need to excel as teachers, scholars, mentors, and leaders. Go to CFE website.