In an article on the Pope Center’s website entitled, “Gene Nichol’s Poverty Fund Is About the Politics, Not the Poverty,” State Policy Director Jay Schalin points out that the new “Poverty Research Fund” differs from the Center, which the UNC Board of Governors voted to close, only in name.
The Pope Center Wants You—to Write about Higher Education!
Poll reveals North Carolinians don’t support increased spending for the UNC system.
Former Supreme Court Chief Justice Burley B. Mitchell, Jr., joins board of the John W. Pope Center
RALEIGH – Jenna A. Robinson, Ph.D., has been named president and executive director of the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, effective February 16, 2015. She will replace Jane S. Shaw, who is retiring.
Disturbed by the excessive power wielded by accreditors of higher education institutions, the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy has joined two other reform organizations, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni and the Judicial Education Project, in an amicus brief filed this month.
RALEIGH, NC – The John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy has attained the GuideStar Exchange Gold participation level, a symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., a leading source of nonprofit information.
John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy policy analyst Jay Schalin has critiqued another North Carolina flagship university–this time NC State University. In 2013, he coauthored a similar report on UNC-Chapel Hill with Jenna Ashley Robinson.
The John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy has recognized three North Carolina professors for excellence in teaching. The three winners were Peter Feaver (Duke University), David Holian (UNC-G), and Gidi Shemer (UNC-CH). A special recognition award was given to Kelly H. Markson, economics instructor at Wake Tech Community College.
“General Education at UNC-Chapel Hill.” The report evaluates Chapel Hill’s general education program—the school’s requirements for graduation outside the major subject—in the light of the traditional goals of general education.