Saturday March 7th 2015

‘Latest News’

UNC board closes Poverty Center

UNC board closes Poverty Center

In a raucous meeting, protesters criticize the vote as a politically-motivated attack on academic freedom and free speech. [Read More]

Faculty voice concerns about Poverty Center vote

UNC's Chancellor and faculty disagree with the decision to close the Poverty Center and promise to continue the Center's work. [Read More]

Tuition rises to help retain top faculty

The Board of Governors votes to increase tuition in an effort to keep top faculty members from fleeing for better pay. [Read More]

Students criticize tuition increase

The Board of Governors decision to increase tuition frustrates some students, who say they're already struggling to afford college. [Read More]

Protests held for nontenured faculty

Protests held for nontenured faculty

UNC students and faculty are protesting the pay gap between tenured and non-tenured faculty. [Read More]

Board of Governors member talks on centers’ role at UNC

Board of Governors member Steve Long says UNC's Poverty Center and Civil Rights Center are not within the university's academic mission. [Read More]

Board of Governors recommends shutting UNC centers

The board wants to discontinue the Poverty Center and two other centers, infuriating critics who say the move was political. [Read More]

Memorial fund launched to remember shooting victims

Memorial fund launched to remember shooting victims

The NC Dental Foundation has partnered with Eve Carson Scholarship to honor Deah Barakat and the other victims. [Read More]

“It really was a wake up call.”

Some Muslim students feel especially vulnerable after last week's shooting. [Read More]

Lower gas prices have little effect on transit ridership

As gas prices decrease, public transportation ridership remains steady. [Read More]

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