Leslie Parise elected UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Chair

Parise is completing a second term on the Faculty Executive Committee (FEC) and Faculty Council, where she pushed for improvements to the campus work-life environment and initiated discussions that led to creation of the Chancellor’s Science Scholars Program in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Leslie Parise elected UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Chair click to enlarge Leslie Parise, PhD

Congratulations to Leslie Parise, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Joint Professor in the Department of Pharmacology for being elected to a three-year term as chair of the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill beginning on July 1, 2017, and ending on June 30, 2020.

In her first year as chair of the faculty, Parise plans to focus on addressing budget challenges, strengthening faculty recruitment, improving policies that support work-life balance and diversity, and reducing unnecessary administrative burdens. read the full article on SOM Vital Signs news...