Jan 30, 2015 ·
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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.
Jul 22, 2014 ·
Comments Off on Pope Center joins in amicus brief to curb power of higher education accreditors
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.
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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.
May 15, 2014 ·
Comments Off on Pope Center analyzes general education classes at NC State University
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.
Dec 6, 2013 ·
Carolyn Zahnow ·
Comments Off on Pope Center honors professors at Duke, UNC-G, UNC-CH with Spirit of Inquiry awards
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.
Oct 25, 2013 ·
Carolyn Zahnow ·
Comments Off on General Education at UNC-Chapel Is “Incoherent” and “Unwieldy”
“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.