UNC Leaders Issue Joint Statement on the 2015-17 State Budget

“We are grateful to the legislative leadership for their continued commitment to address the needs of the UNC system in FY15-16. The current year’s budget funds many of our top legislative priorities, including enrollment growth, operating reserves for new buildings, and stabilization funding for Elizabeth City State University and East Carolina University’s Brody School of …

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Pilot Projects Aim to Broaden Students’ Critical Thinking Skills, Internship Opportunities

Teams of faculty from three University of North Carolina campuses have launched pilot projects designed to help students improve their critical thinking and written communication skills, as well as expand opportunities for students to get valuable internship experience.  Grant funds to support the projects at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Western Carolina University, …

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UNC Leaders Issue Joint Statement on the Capital Bond Proposal Released by the NC House of Representatives

We are grateful that the House leadership understands the need for investment in the University of North Carolina and our state’s future. We appreciate their consideration of the UNC Board of Governors’ request for new capital investments across the UNC system. The capital bond proposal released Monday is great progress towards a package that will …

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UNC Online Dashboard Tracks Educator Preparation Programs and Impact of Teachers and School Leaders

New dashboard uses SAS® software to monitor quality and quantity of public school educators The University of North Carolina system’s new Educator Quality Dashboard provides unprecedented public access to the University’s research and trend data on the performance of North Carolina’s public school educators. Built with SAS® data visualization software, the interactive online tool (eqdashboard.northcarolina.edu) …

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Gilliam Named Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Franklin D. Gilliam, Jr., dean of the Luskin School of Public Affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. Acting on behalf of UNC President Tom Ross, who is recovering from …

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Cummings Named Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Robin Gary Cummings, M.D., Deputy Secretary for Health Services and State Medicaid Director for the NC Department of Health and Human Services, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina.  Acting on behalf of UNC President Tom Ross, who …

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