Public weighs in on search for new UNC system president | The Citizen-Times

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May 272015
 
Public weighs in on search for new UNC system president | The Citizen-Times

A university system president who understands the importance of academic freedom. Someone with strong ties to the state. And someone who can work with a diverse group of constituents. Those are some of the qualifications speakers at a Tuesday night meeting said they would like to see in a new UNC system president.

Letter: Education cuts hurt everyone | The Daily Reflector

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May 272015
 
Letter: Education cuts hurt everyone | The Daily Reflector

On Friday, the House voted on North Carolina’s state budget plan, a budget that leaves public education — all over North Carolina — on the back burner. As someone who has gone through North Carolina’s public education system, and seen first hand how bad off we are, I can say less funding is not what we need.

Editorial: Openness is key to UNC-CH’s response to NCAA findings | The News & Observer

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May 272015
 
Editorial: Openness is key to UNC-CH’s response to NCAA findings | The News & Observer

Considering the dreadful way the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has handled a wide-ranging athletics-academic scandal of four years running, expectations for how the university would respond to the NCAA’s findings in its own investigation were low.

Bruni: Platinum pay in ivory towers | The New York Times

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May 272015
 
Bruni: Platinum pay in ivory towers | The New York Times

“With many issues and concerns about administrative costs, affordability and tuition, such a salary will affect the ability of the president to work with the Texas Legislature,” Fenves wrote to a university official, in an email obtained by The Austin American-Statesman.

East Carolina wins AAC baseball title, clinches spot in NCAA tournament | The News & Observer

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May 262015
 
East Carolina wins AAC baseball title, clinches spot in NCAA tournament | The News & Observer

Luke Bolka hit a two-run homer as part of a decisive five-run fifth inning to power No. 2-seeded East Carolina past top-seeded Houston 9-1 Sunday in the American Athletic Conference Baseball Championship game at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla.