Faulty Towers by Ryan C. Amacher and Roger E. Meiners Independent Institute, 2004 109pp., $14.95 One of the wonderful things about the study of economics is that it helps you to understand all sorts of human behavior that is not usually considered to have anything to do with that fabled creature, homo economicus. Once you … Continue reading “Faulty Towers”
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.
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.
Higher education spending in North Carolina would increase by nearly $112 million, according to budget figures presented during a Joint Appropriations Committee meeting May 11 at the Legislative Office Building.
With the ongoing War on Terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan, graduates at some area colleges will hear, first hand, from two individuals who have been involved in policy decisions regarding Iraq and the Middle East.
North Carolina is not the only state where campus bias is a concern. That was evident during a forum held Saturday at Robert “Whit” Whitfield’s campaign headquarters for the 4th District House of Representatives seat. That seat is currently held by Rep. David Price, D-N.C.