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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, and how we are already taking steps towards becoming a more equitable institution despite bottlenecks in the system.

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.

Policy Review Committee Recap – August 2021

August 31, 2021

The University Policy Review Committee (PRC) met virtually on August 19, 2021 and discussed several policy updates including the Policy on Independent Contractors and policy management system updates.