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Pat & Sarah in the DTH (Sept2,2015)
[Assistant Chair, Sarah Dempsey (L); Chair, Pat Parker (R); photo by Katie Williams]

“We have a really dynamic department that brings together a lot of folks across interdisciplinary areas that rely on this idea that communication is this central, defining act of contemporary life,” Dempsey said.  In December 2011 the department adopted the “Principles of Community,” a set of guidelines designed to bring a safe, fair and nurturing community-centered environment, among many other things.  “We created these principles on how we engage each other in terms of being human and engaging and creating the kind of environment and climate and culture that we want to live in,” Parker said.

Excerpt taken from The Daily Tar Heel; for the full article, visit the DTH online.

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