UNC-system President Thomas Ross announced today he will not support tuition and fee increases that exceed 10 percent for any system school.
Laurence Alvin Lovette, the man on trial for the murder of former student body president Eve Carson, declined to testify in court Thursday, as the prosecution rested its case.
An email sent to a UNC faculty listserv might have not only violated state campaign finance laws, but is also making administrators aware of a possible security breach.
Members of the UNC-system Board of Governors have stood by Chancellor Holden Thorp since the NCAA first announced its investigation of the University’s football program.
The California State University Board of Trustees today announced Steven Leath, vice president of research for the UNC system, as one of three finalists for San Diego State University’s presidency.
At the UNC-system Board of Governors meeting today, the main item of discussion is expected to be the system’s budget and plans to cope with a significant reduction in funding for its 17 campuses.
The N.C. Senate announced eight members Thursday to serve on the UNC-system Board of Governors effective July 1. Two of the eight were re-elected to serve.
N.C. Governor’s School, a six-week summer residential program for high school students that provides academic and fine arts classes at Salem College in Winston-Salem and Meredith College in Raleigh, might be axed by the Republican-led N.C. General Assembly after 46 years.
For weeks UNC-system administrators have been using the phrase “unnecessary duplication” in discussions regarding the upcoming budget cuts. But exactly what the phrase means and how it will be applied at universities across the system is still unclear.
The day before the UNC-system Board of Governors’ monthly meeting and expected discussion on budget cuts, Gov. Bev Perdue announced good news for the state — especially for the UNC system.
As students and Chapel Hill occupiers chanted and beat on drums in protest outside the meeting room, The UNC-system Board of Governors passed President Thomas Ross’ proposal of increasing tuition and fees by an systemwide average of 8.8 percent.
The Tea Party-endorsed Republican candidate for Senate in Delaware lost to Christopher Coons, The New York Times is reporting. The candidate was reported to be the mostly widely covered candidate in this year’s elections by the Pew Research Center earlier today. She will be best remembered for quotes such as
A clash between politics and Hollywood is causing a race in North Carolina to get national attention.
President Barack Obama talked to 100 college journalists in a teleconference from his Oval office today. The Daily Tar Heel was one of the newspapers invited to dial in to the conference. Here are some of the main points from Obama’s 45-minute conference call: - The administration is trying to make college more affordable by changing the way federal loans are administered. - He is working with legislators to get the DREAM Act approved. - College students need to participate in this year’s elections at the same level they did in 2008. - The administration is going to work on making sure universities are putting their tuition increases in areas that need them the most. - Students can also now stay on their parent’s health insurance plan until they turn 26.
Tonight’s primaries have so far proved to be another successful night for Tea Party candidates. In Delaware, Tea Party favorite Christine O’Donnell won the bid for the Senate seat once held by Vice President Joe Biden, and in New York, another Tea-Party-backed candidate Carl Paladino, defeated former Congressman Rick Lazio.