By Mike Henson
State legislatures are in the process of deciding what to cut to close the 2 point 5 billion dollar budget gap facing North Carolina. Most discussions are happening behind closed doors. But some leaked details suggest legislators are considering slashing higher education funding even more than UNC leaders feared. Nothing has been decided yet and there’s still a long way to go before the budget is finalized. But one thing is clear: cuts will be made and UNC will have to cut back.