Anticipating a bumpy financial road during the next session of the General Assembly, leaders for the North Carolina Community College System this week couched their request for more money to boost faculty and staff salaries in careful terms.
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.
Thanks to the help of a free-market minded organization, a private law school in Germany is helping students abroad obtain a solid and affordable legal education.
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With financial aid at a record high, the cost of a college education is “well within the grasp of all Americans,” despite an increase in the cost of attending college, according to new reports by the New York-based College Board.
The State Board of Community Colleges on Friday approved an expansion budget that represents an increase of 21.6 percent in operating funds for fiscal year 2001-02 and a 24.3 percent increase for fiscal year 2001-03. Raising faculty salaries, increasing summer term funding and improving instruction resources were among the priorities addressed.
University of North Carolina officials on Monday pressed legislators for increased faculty salary pay, saying that UNC campuses would suffer significant losses of their best faculty if pay and benefits aren’t improved soon.
The question of whether the $3.1 billion in higher education bonds will raise taxes in North Carolina Counties sparked heated debate this week between bond supporters and research analysts.
Legislation enacted last year to increase budget flexibility for UNC System schools may be diverting funds from capital needs to UNC operating budgets just as UNC officials say they face a building crisis.
Dean Smith, Bill Guthridge, Pat Sullivan, Phil Ford, and Dave Hanners. All of them are former coaches for men’s basketball at UNC-CH. Yet every one of them is currently on UNC-CH’s payroll.