UNC Budget Brawl Shaping Up

The University of North Carolina system is cranking up the pressure for higher budgets even as a key state official warns that a large increase is unlikely.

Losing Trust in Higher Education

College leaders and professors who appear more interested in themselves than in education are doing great harm.

Another UNC Bond Proposal Is Approved

Another bond package has been approved for the University of North Carolina system, but this one was done without voter approval. State legislators approved a nearly $340 million bond package to finance a what were deemed “necessary projects” for the UNC system, even though some did not appear on the UNC Board of Governors’ wish list.

Boosting Salaries Difficult in Tight Budget Year, Say Lawmakers

N.C. community college leaders are asking lawmakers for $174.5 million to boost faculty and staff salaries, but key legislators say it will be difficult to fund all those needs in a tight budget year. A legislative committee is scheduled to discuss the matter next week.

UNC System Selects Another Chancellor in Secret

N.C. A&T State University should learn who will be its new chancellor on Friday, March 19. As of press time on Thursday, March 18, President Molly Broad’s office had not made public the names of the four candidates for the position, except one name: Harold Martin, vice chancellor for academic affairs at N.C. A&T.