Topics: UNC system

Students push to democratize Board of Governors

A new UNC student group is looking to change the way students interact with the UNC-system Board of Governors — and hoping to increase student input in the board’s decision-making.


UNC-system happenings for Oct. 24, 2014

UNC-system happenings.


Traditional MBA program no longer offered at Wake Forest

The Wake Forest University School of Business is no longer offering the traditional daytime master's of business administration program to incoming students. 


Two dozen UNC centers under review

Twenty-six of UNC-CH’s 80 research centers and institutes will be scrutinized further as a UNC Board of Governors review of the UNC system’s centers continues.


UNC-system happenings for Oct. 15, 2014

Jean-Michel Cousteau, a distinguished underwater explorer, called for action to protect endangered ocean resources at a recent lecture he gave at East Carolina University.


Report says NC universities remain a good deal

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North Carolina ranks second in the nation for having the lowest in-state public university tuition for low-income students, according to a report released by the New America Foundation.


ASG talks youth voting, voter mobilization

As the first day of early voting draws closer, the UNC-system Association of Student Governments focused on strategies for student voter engagement at its monthly meeting Oct. 3-4 at UNC-Wilmington.


UNC-system happenings for Sept. 15, 2014

A regular update on UNC-system schools.


Talks continue on UNC-system research cuts

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A potential $15 million budget cut to UNC-system research centers and institutes remains in limbo as the UNC Board of Governors continued discussing the issue at a meeting Thursday.


UNC system updates online search website

The UNC system rolled out a redesigned website for online education Thursday, making it easier to navigate for nontraditional students applying for an online degree.


UNC-system happenings for Sept. 8, 2014

Winston-Salem State University might have a new chancellor in less than a week.


Student Action with Workers demands conversation with UNC-system president

When Senior Abigail Owens and members of Student Action with Workers presented UNC-system President Tom Ross with a letter asking for a meeting Tuesday, she said the University could do a better job of upholding its motto.


UNC-system happenings for September 2, 2014

A recent report analyzing poverty in the U.S. put four North Carolina cities among the top 15 urban areas with the fastest growing number of poverty-stricken residents.


'Freeze and cap' complicates aid

Student government is calling student groups to rally around a new tuition model thanks to the need-based aid cap implemented this summer.


Support grows for students with disabilities

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Most families start saving for college years in advance.


UNC-system faculty workloads data draws criticism

A recent report from the Pope Center that accuses UNC-system schools of inflating faculty workloads has drawn criticism from system administrators. 


Elizabeth City State sees a stable financial future

As the search for a new chancellor at Elizabeth City State University continues, UNC-system leaders are simultaneously working to devise new strategies for the struggling school.


UNC-system happenings for August 19, 2014

Around 400 people attended a peaceful protest Monday at N.C. Agricultural and Technical State University over the Aug. 9 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.


UNC-system happenings for June 18-25

UNC-Wilmington is weighing its options after a U.S. District Court Judge ordered the university to pay over $700,000 in legal fees for a professor’s lawsuit.


UNC Board of Governors will vote on out-of-state tuition rates

In a departure from precedent, last year the N.C. General Assembly bypassed the UNC-system Board of Governors and mandated steep out-of-state tuition increases for 2014-15.