A promise from the president of the Pope Center

In a few months, I will retire as president of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy. I know that my successor, whoever it is, will continue the Pope Center’s commitment to improving higher education.



Governance – October 2013

We cover the success of the enactment by the Texas legislature of a requirement to post course syllabi. We question the role of the UNC Board of Governors’ Committee on Public Affairs. We report on what university presidents think of their boards.







Some Colleges Turn Away Top Applicants to Boost Rankings

When it comes to college admissions, some superior students face rejection from less competitive schools. But higher education leaders in North Carolina question whether or not the practice is widespread.