Of the $65 million proposed for facility upgrades, $20 million would go to the UNC system for facility upgrades including communication systems, security systems, panic alarms, doorways and other tools to respond to threats.
Kathleen Thomas, a tax law professor at the UNC School of Law, said there is definitely a potential for a loss in higher education funding, especially since the federal government is projected to lose $1.5 trillion in revenue.
The College Transparency Act would establish a student-level data network within the National Center for Education Statistics, that will give students multi-faceted data about the schools they are considering. The bill will also increase the amount of time spent on collecting and reporting the data.
A bill was introduced in the Senate last month that would increase debt-free higher education opportunities.
Raleigh and Charlotte were included in a list by TIME Magazine of the top 25 cities to which millennials are moving.
The UNC-system Board of Governors approved increases in tuition and fees for certain undergraduates at some UNC-system campuses. See if this applies to you!
In addition to proposed trade tariffs on China, Politico reported the Trump Administration is considering restricting the visas of visiting Chinese students, a move that executive director and CEO of NAFSA Esther Brimmer believes would be devastating for the U.S. economy.
In a letter last month, the group urged U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and policymakers to reinstate Federal Pell Grant eligibility for incarcerated students and eliminate a question on the FAFSA that asks if the applicant has had a drug conviction.
Following a grant, Winston-Salem State University's Rams Know H.O.W. Mobile Clinic is now offering extended hours and more services.
U.S. Rep. David Price, D-N.C., and six other House Democrats are asking House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to allow for debate to repeal Dickey Amendment and increase gun violence research.