Glossary: Useful Acronyms, Words & Phrases
An Affiliate is commonly an unpaid volunteer, intern or visiting scholar, research collaborator or contractor that is engaged with UNC-Chapel Hill in support of the University’s mission of teaching, research, and public service. More broadly, an affiliate is anyone who is not paid through UNC-Chapel Hill payroll and is not attending UNC-Chapel Hill, but requires University resources to work in conjunction with a UNC-Chapel Hill school/division.
The Well is Carolina’s news and information source for faculty and staff. Employees can read the day’s top stories, learn more about projects in schools, units and departments, and see how Carolina’s employees work to uphold the University mission of research, teaching and service. The site also features In the Know, important pieces of information employees need to know each day, such as road closures, benefits enrollment deadlines or weather-related issues. Employees will also receive an email news digest called From The Well.