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EXSS-DEI Statement regarding the UNC Tenure Process

June 28, 2021

Recent events including the hiring of Ms. Nikole Hannah-Jones have highlighted a continued lack of support for faculty, staff and students of underrepresented populations at UNC.  As a result, the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the Department of Exercise and Sport Science (DEI-EXSS) feels compelled to: Agree with … Continued

July EXSS-DEI coffee hour on 7/12 9-10am

June 17, 2021

We had a great turn out for the first EXSS-DEI coffee hour.  We are planning for an in-person coffee hour on Monday, July 12 9-10am. We will meet behind SRC/Fetzer at the benches where we have held EXSS tailgates in … Continued

First DEI Coffee Hours on Mon 6/14 – 9-10am EST

May 25, 2021

The first EXSS-DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Coffee Hour will be on Monday 6/14 from 9-10am EST.  All are welcome.  This first meeting will be very informal. The coffee conversations originate from discussions within the DEI Committee related to providing … Continued

Read our update of ongoing EXSS DEI Committee activities

May 19, 2021

Read our update of ongoing activities via the link: We are excited about the opportunity to begin engaging with students, staff, and faculty to successfully achieve these short and long-term activities. Work on these activities will begin Fall 2021. If … Continued

EXSS Response to National Events

June 19, 2020

  A message from the faculty and staff in Exercise and Sport Science and Campus Recreation Dear Community, The Department of Exercise & Sport Science (EXSS) stands in solidarity with those who express concern and indignation over the deaths of … Continued