RALEIGHÂ (March 10, 2015) â Tom Ross, President of the University of North Carolina system, issued a sharp warning today about declining support for public higher education in North Carolina and the nation. Repeated budget cuts to the stateâs colleges and universities are part of a damaging trend, Ross told the Raleigh City Clubâs first National… READ MORE
In a video interview with Higher Education Works, UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt discusses the statewide economic impact of the flagship campus and points to very specific benefits for both cancer patients and job creation. Related Link:Â Explore UNC-CH start-ups here.
David Morken, Co-Founder and CEO of rapidly growing mobile phone provider Bandwidth, discusses community colleges as the âunsung heroesâ of higher education in North Carolina.
UNC-CH Chancellor Carol Folt talks about the potential impact of technology and online education on the future of teaching.
21,000 students pursue degrees entirely online North Carolinaâs public universities have become major players in the world of online education. In the last academic year, almost 4 in 10 public University students in North Carolina took at least one online class, and nine percent were enrolled entirely online.Â Thatâs nearly 21,000 students pursuing higher education… READ MORE
Remarks of UNC President Thomas W. Ross The Future of Higher Education in the United States Raleigh City Club National Public Affairs Forum March 10, 2015Â Â Thank you A.P. I really appreciate your kind introduction. I like to begin my speeches with a prayer. So, if you will indulge me, I would like to share… READ MORE
In a video interview with Higher Education Works, UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt talks about Coach Dean Smith’s lasting legacy. Related Link:Â Paul Fulton on Dean Smith
Former Charlotte Mayor Richard Vinroot extols the impact of higher education in the Charlotte region.* Coach Dean Smith was my college coach, and a hero of mine and many others. His recent death brought to mind his words, âYou should never be proud of doing the right thing. Just do the right thing.â For years… READ MORE
CHARLOTTEÂ – Feb. 13, 2015 – UNC Charlotte has received a $2.1 million grant from UNC General Administration to support research in data science and business analytics (Big Data). The funds, to be distributed across three years, are part of a continuing $3 million appropriation from the General Assembly in 2014 to support areas of “game-changing… READ MORE
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (February 12, 2015)Â â Students who learn differently will have access to an array of academic supports through a new program at Fayetteville State University (FSU) called Bronco STAR (Supporting Transition, Access and Retention). The program was made possible through a three-year, $1 million grant from the N.C. GlaxoSmithKline Foundation. Through the Bronco STAR… READ MORE