UNC’s Student Government is your representative before administrators, faculty, the Board of Trustees and Governors, and even the state legislature. We are here to tackle the policy issues that matter to UNC and its students.

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News Briefs


Remarks to Board of Governors

  • December 11th, 2014

My name is Andrew Powell, and I am the student body president at UNC-Chapel Hill. Before I start, I want to thank my fellow students for their engagement with this issue. I would also like […]

  • A Call to Postpone Implementation of Contextualized Transcripts

A Call to Postpone Implementation of Contextualized Transcripts

  • December 1st, 2014

Dear Chancellor Folt and Faculty Chair Cairns,

Grade inflation and grade compression are significant issues that are worthy of thought, resources and action. The impending creation of contextualized transcripts is designed to combat these issues. […]

  • Athlete Appreciation Day

Athlete Appreciation Day

  • November 29th, 2014

Athletics form an integral part of the Carolina experience, from storming Franklin after a basketball game to singing the alma mater during a soccer match. However, the Wainstein Report cast a shadow over UNC Athletics […]

  • Statement on Wainstein Report

Statement on Wainstein Report

  • October 23rd, 2014

Fellow Students and the Campus Community,
On Wednesday, the Wainstein Report, a 136-page document describing the full story behind nearly 20 years of “paper classes” was released by independent investigator Kenneth Wainstein.
The report was impressively […]

Policy Updates


Education 2020 Conference

  • October 28th, 2014

Join UNC Student Government at the Friday Center on January 9, 2015 to discuss the future of higher education. Check back to this page for more updates as the conference date approaches!

  • Blended Learning

Blended Learning

  • October 8th, 2014

“We should spend less time at universities filling our students’ minds with content by lecturing at them and more time igniting their creativity, their imagination, and their problem solving skills by actually talking with […]

Smart Registration

  • October 8th, 2014

“What do airline industries and higher education have in common? Not much… But one thing they do have in common is the environment in which they exist. Both exist in a world where costs […]

Encourage Minority Retention

  • October 8th, 2014

“We have extremely low retention for our underrepresented minority students. We need to start including them.
-Professor Kelly Hogan

MADO will collaborate with Academic Affairs and Kelly Hogan, the new director of instructional innovation, to embed […]