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Social Mobility and Higher Education

May 17, 2022

Social mobility is defined as the movement of individuals or groups between social strata; it correlates one’s economic background with their ability to “climb the social ladder.” In this blog, you’ll read about higher ed accessibility and how UNC-Chapel Hill and other universities can best prepare and accommodate lower-income students,…

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Policy Review Committee Recap – April 2022

April 22, 2022

The University Policy Review Committee (PRC) met virtually on April 14, 2022 and discussed several policy updates.

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Old Well Office of Ethics and Policy Releases Policy Equity Audit

April 19, 2022

The Office of Ethics and Policy recently released an equity audit of University policy documents. The audit identifies potential barriers to equity in University policy documents and promotes equity and accessibility in policy design and review.

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On Transparency

March 30, 2022

“Sunlight is the best disinfectant”. This oft-heard (but less-often followed) call for transparency raises interesting questions. Is that even true? Surely chemicals disinfect better than sunshine.  And is sunlight only useful when conditions are already contaminated, or can it prevent problems from growing in shadows or darkness? Is there such…

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Grade appeals Policy Review Committee Recap – February 2022

February 25, 2022

The University Policy Review Committee (PRC) met virtually on February 17, 2022 and discussed several policy updates.

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