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New Faculty Program



Launched in 2013, the IAH New Faculty Program is designed to introduce newly arrived faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences and to facilitate interdisciplinary and mentoring networks at UNC-CH.

Program Director: Pamela Lothspeich,



The program engages faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences who are new to campus through professional development, networking, and social events throughout the year. The program helps to connect faculty better to resources, opportunities, and the campus. Events that are typically hosted include a welcome-to-campus social, campus tours, publication and writing workshops, and promotion and tenure panels.



The program also provides funding for the New Faculty Program Collaboration Grant, which allows for participants to collaborate with a more senior faculty member. Recipients receive a varied amount depending on the approved project proposal. Proposals for research projects that lead to a publication, creative activity, or a grant proposal will be prioritized. Notification and disbursement of funds occur in the fall.

NFP Collaboration Grant recipients will be asked to provide information to the Arts & Sciences Foundation about the impact of the funding.



The New Faculty Program is open to full-time faculty at all ranks who are within their first three years of appointment in the College of Arts and Sciences.



For more information, contact:

Silas Webb
Program Administrator

Pamela Lothspeich
Program Director, NFP
Associate Professor, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies