By NATALIE SAYEWICH Thursday, March 6, 2014 The DownEast Sculpture Exhibition, now in its 10th year, has expanded beyond its usual territory of downtown Greenville and East Carolina University to stretch into several locations in Winterville as well. The Pitt County Arts Council has worked with the town of Winterville, Pitt Community College and the [...]
Thursday, March 6, 2014 In North Carolina political circles, it is no secret that one of the largest employee groups in the state is coming after State Treasurer Janet Cowell. The State Employees Association of North Carolina has long been unhappy that the state treasurer acts as the sole trustee of the $80 billion state [...]
In a Feb. 19 Public Forum letter, James Price engages in a series of falsehoods and misrepresentations. Let me clear up some of the more egregious. In the first three paragraphs of the letter, Price repeats the claims of some self-interested politicians, landlords and their supporters that the University Neighborhood Rental Incentive has resulted in [...]
By Patrick Svitek, Published: March 6 A former University of Virginia student hopes to prevent a new federal law on campus sexual assault from taking effect Friday, claiming it would undermine the investigation into her allegations that a classmate raped her more than two years ago. A lawsuit in federal court in the District argues [...]
The perfect score will again be 1,600. What’s more, the essay will be optional, students will no longer be penalized for wrong answers and the vocabulary is shifting to do away with some high-sounding words such as “prevaricator” and “sagacious.”
The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing a sweeping revision.
Art Pope, the state budget director, has kicked the UNC system’s budget proposal back to the Board of Governors for a rewrite, saying it “simply is not realistic.”
In a memo on Feb. 28, Pope took university leaders to task, saying they’re asking for far too much money at a time when the state has competing priorities such as Medicaid and raises for K-12 teachers and state employees. He said the university system had basically ignored his office’s instructions in December to come forward with budget expansion requests of no more than 2 percent.