‘Price creep’ on chancellor pay extends from California to Carolina

This spring Chancellor Marye Anne Fox surprised folks at North Carolina State University and the UNC system when she announced that she had accepted the chancellorship at the University of California at San Diego. It didn’t take long, however, for people at UNC to find an old foe to blame for Fox’s departure: low pay.

Legislators review proposed education budget

RALEIGH – Criticism of proposed cuts in community college funding was among the topics addressed by legislators during a meeting Wednesday on adjustments to the state’s education spending plans.

Legislators also addressed concerns regarding a proposed $27 million cut to the University of North Carolina system budget. The UNC system did receiving funding increases in the proposed budget, including $64 million due to increased enrollment.