meet our newest dean
Malcolm Butler will join UNC Charlotte’s Cato College of Education as dean in January 2022. He will arrive from the University of Central Florida where he is professor and director of the School of Teacher Education and coordinator of the Ph.D. program in Science Education in the College of Community Innovation and Education. He holds a secondary appointment with the Learning Sciences Faculty Cluster.
In honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, UNC Charlotte and junior Page Freeman, president of the Native American Student Association and an active member of the Lumbee tribe, unveiled a land and people acknowledgement plaque to “raise awareness and educate others on the Indigenous tribes and people who paved the way for the contemporary lifestyle we enjoy today.”
From the C-Suite
Truist Executive VP Kimberly Moore-Wright ‘95 — pictured here with Dean Jennifer Troyer — offers tips to Belk College students.
Moving the Economic Mobility Needle
That's the focus of the 2021 Schul Forum: Moving the Needle in Charlotte and Beyond. Brookings Institution’s Andre Perry keynotes the discussion on challenges facing Charlotte and potential solutions.
Just in time for Halloween ...
Aly Amidei, an assistant professor of costume design, adapted the vampire fiction novella “Carmilla” into an audio play that the Chicago-based Lifeline Theatre Company will begin streaming on Saturday, Oct. 30. The three-part audio drama will be available for listening until Tuesday, Nov. 30. (Photo credit: Lifeline Theatre)