Topics: UNC School of the Arts

Location: Winston-Salem, N.C.

Type: Four-year public high school and university

Undergraduate in-state tuition (2014-15): $8,718

Undergraduate out-of-state tuition (2014-15): $24,138

Year Founded: 1963

Sports nickname: Fighting Pickles


Board of Governors talks budget, public service awards at Oct. 30 meeting

For the first time in weeks, the UNC-system Board of Governors did little to make the news.

UNC system not alone in reviewing out-of-state enrollment

The UNC Board of Governors might slacken a long-standing rein on admitting out-of-state students to UNC-system campuses next year, joining a nationwide debate among universities on nonresident enrollment.

Q&A with former chancellor James Moeser


James Moeser, UNC-CH’s chancellor from 2000-08, will become UNC School of the Arts’ interim chancellor Aug. 1. State & National editor Sarah Brown spoke with Moeser about his new job, his advice for UNC-CH and his recent comments on media coverage of the University’s academic and athletic scandals.

UNC School of the Arts may raise tuition above cap

UNC School of the Arts is the latest school attempting to take advantage of a new tuition policy that allows them to increase tuition well beyond the system’s mandated cap.

UNC theater graduate, Estes Tarver, in the spotlight

His colleagues agree that Estes Tarver deserves a standing ovation. While staging his acting career amidst greats like Oscar-winner Colin Firth and writing quirkily murderous characters, Tarver still manages to participate in local theater.

UNC School of the Arts skateboard ban is unique to the UNC system

Although seeing students rolling on their skateboards to get to class is not uncommon at UNC, other universities in the state have banned the practice.

But UNC School of the Arts student leaders are fighting back. Student Body President Daryl Wade is compiling a survey of different policies related to skateboarding at UNC-system schools in an attempt to reverse that ban.

At UNCSA, if a student is seen with a skateboard, it is taken away, Wade said.

“They tell the students that the reason for their policy is because it endangers their art,” he said.