While the board of trustees approved a budget for the 2014-15 school year, Pitt Community College officials are planning for budget cuts in the near future.
A detailed presentation was given at the event Tuesday by Uptown Greenville Director Bianca Shoneman to bring attendees — including government officials, business owners and others — up to date on the progress in the city’s downtown area. Ron Mitchelson, interim provost at East Carolina University, also gave a presentation on the urban geography of the area.
I would like to thank Ken Wainstein and his 131-page report for confirming what many have known for years: The “Carolina Way” is the greatest joke ever told. It will be interesting to see what the UNC Board of Governors will do in light of the report. For some reason or another, I haven’t read much (if anything) from the Board of Governors regarding the improprieties and attempts to obfuscate knowledge thereof by “the flagship.”
UNC-Chapel Hill tightened rules Wednesday for official travel to the three West African nations that have been hit by the Ebola epidemic – banning such travel outright for students and requiring more layers of approval for faculty and staff.
N.C. State University plans to issue similar restrictions Thursday.
Perhaps, from a person who’d rather talk about a lacrosse stadium and luxury boxes for the Smith Center basketball facility, this was to be expected. But it’s frustrating nonetheless that in a radio interview Bubba Cunningham, UNC-Chapel Hill’s athletics director, seemed to be trying to soften the crushing and embarrassing blow of a report on a long-running athletics/academics scandal.