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


  • 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 […]

  • Soliciting Student Stories!

Soliciting Student Stories!

  • October 9th, 2014

The Board of Governors recently approved a new policy that could limit UNC’s ability to meet 100% demonstrated financial need.
In order to raise awareness about the potential consequences of the policy, Student Government and […]

  • Health Fee Examined

Health Fee Examined

  • October 8th, 2014

In light of concerns over UNC’s campus health fee, Student Government participated in a comprehensive, administrator-driven Campus Health fee review throughout the summer and early fall. Over the course of the next two years, […]

  • Innovation Task Force Launched

Innovation Task Force Launched

  • September 30th, 2014

Student Body President Andrew Powell launched the Innovation Task Force with the charge of determining how to best support student ventures. He convened this Task Force partially in response to recent controversies surrounding student-run […]

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 […]