As 2018 comes to a close, we are pausing to express our sincere thanks for your support of the Martin Center. Below is a snapshot of our accomplishments, made possible … Continue reading “Our 2018 Year in Review”
Our Winter 2017 issue of Governance highlights our name change from the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy to the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal. Articles … Continue reading “Governance Newsletter – Winter 2017”
Last year, the Pope Center’s Board of Directors decided that there was too much confusion between the Center and the John W. Pope Foundation, a private grant-making foundation in Raleigh, North … Continue reading “A New Era: The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal”
In this issue of Governance, we encourage colleges and universities to review their academic freedom policies. We also examine the federal Department of Education’s actions against for-profit schools and its recent … Continue reading “Governance Newsletter – Fall 2016”
On the surface, Pokémon Go players appear to be zombified millennials walking aimlessly, eyes fixed on their cellphones. But in reality they are engaging with a new community of young … Continue reading “Pokémon Go Is Booming on Campus, and That’s a Good Thing”
Last semester at my school, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, students protested the privatization of the campus bookstore through rallies and social media uproar. Such backlash seemed … Continue reading “Fears Surrounding the Privatization of Campus Services Are Unfounded”
This issue of Governance looks at policy changes around the country, from “free” college to campus carry. We also examine higher education legislation that was recently introduced in Congress.
We’ve dedicated this issue of Governance to looking at ways to decrease the costs of higher education for students, parents, and taxpayers in North Carolina.
This issue of Governance is dedicated to First Amendment rights on North Carolina’s campuses. We provide free speech ratings for each UNC system institution and explore the creation of the … Continue reading “Governance Newsletter – Fall 2015”