John Sherer: The 2017 UNC Press Annual Report

The 2017 UNC Press Annual Report In its more than nine and a half decades of existence, the University of North Carolina Press has never created a comprehensive annual report. We have steadily published seasonal catalogs and more recently, a donor report recognizing their invaluable support for the Press. These records have created a collective… Continue Reading John Sherer: The 2017 UNC Press Annual Report

University Press Week Blog Tour: John Sherer on returning to university press after years in NY trade publishing

While there’s no doubt that the print runs and advances are smaller here, the world of university press publishing is hardly less complicated than its corporate cousins; nor is it less open to risk and reward. In fact, the challenges that university presses face are leading to a new spirit of entrepreneurship and putting a spotlight on the critical role they play in the academic and publishing ecosystems. Continue Reading University Press Week Blog Tour: John Sherer on returning to university press after years in NY trade publishing

UNC Press at 90: A Conversation with John Sherer

We are at the convergence of two significant disruptions, each of which would be once-in-a-lifetime challenges, so the fact that they are happening simultaneously is a singular moment. Continue Reading UNC Press at 90: A Conversation with John Sherer

UNC Press Editor-in-Chief David Perry to Retire

UNC Press is announcing that after 34 years with the publishing house, editor-in-chief David Perry intends to retire in March 2013. Perry joined UNC Press as an editorial assistant in 1979 and was named the Press’s editor-in-chief in 1995. Continue Reading UNC Press Editor-in-Chief David Perry to Retire