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New report highlights need for reform and improvement in educator preparation programs
University launches statewide advisory board to chart path forward
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A Prescription for Health
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The strategic planning process is about addressing priorities and improving our public higher education by strengthening institutions, improving student outcomes and providing access to affordable high-quality degrees.

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New report highlights need for reform and improvement in educator preparation programs

A new review released by the University of North Carolina System takes a close look at the System’s undergraduate teacher preparation programs with an eye toward effective literacy instruction. ...

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UNC System fills two key information technology leadership roles

University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings announced the appointment of two senior leaders responsible for improving online education programs as well as the oversight of all information technology operations for the UNC System.

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UNC System unveils new brand to better represent and promote its 17 public institutions

Today, the University of North Carolina is launching a new logo and identity for the System and two of its newest initiatives: NC Promise and UNC Lab Schools. In addition, UNC General Administration will be renamed to better recognize its role: the University of North Carolina System Office. 

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The University of North Carolina’s 17 campuses share in its mission to discover, create, transmit and apply knowledge. More than 220,000 students are enrolled at 16 universities and the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the country’s first public residential high school for gifted students. Each year, we graduate more than 30,000 students from over 200 academic degree programs. Our graduates emerge as leaders, creators and researchers, prepared to connect with and give back to the communities that have supported UNC for more than two centuries.

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