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28606
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North Carolina’s constitution gives state lawmakers authority over the University of North Carolina System, but its governing board has traditionally rejected politics. The board rejecting politics may longer be normal as ties between state lawmakers and the Board of Governors have strengthened. The recent actions of the Board of Governors and their political ties and influences are examined.
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28630
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This bibliography includes selected theses and dissertations by recently graduated students from 11 North Carolina Universities. The selections are cover a wide area of topics and are related to North Carolina and its history, culture, environment or politics, in some way.
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29299
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At just five and half years at the helm of the UNC Board of Governors, C.D. Spangler, Jr. is already showing resilience and determination. Following in the footsteps of revered UNC President Emeritus William C. Friday, Spangler is dealing with the good and the bad of the highly acclaimed University of North Carolina System.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 9, September 1991, p12, 14-16, por
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30192
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North Carolina’s college system is as diverse as it is large, from a school founded for American Indians to its flagship campus in Chapel Hill. This article profiles chancellors of the University of North Carolina, Philip Duboise and Robin Cummings. Also provided is the annual higher education directory, is a comprehensive list that includes enrollment totals, tuition rates, and freshman acceptance rates.
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36084
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The spotlighted digitalization project involved yearbooks from 1923-1979. This preservation project, which made many editions of the Tecoan and Buccaneer available online and in print, was a collaboration between five UNC system schools and the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. As for ECU’s preservation project of its first decade, noted was the upcoming digitalization of its Training School Quarterly.
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36086
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Among the firsts that ECU may claim: offering online proctoring for students from all sixteen higher education institutions in the UNC system. Perhaps this was not surprising, though, given its renown as a co-pioneer in Distance Education in North Carolina.
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36237
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An assessment of the US Department of Education’s salary information granted pluses for including average annual salary for UNC system graduates and average annual cost for financial aid recipients. Factors rated as minuses: earning data only for students who received financial aid; totals including students who spent a semester at a school as well as graduates.
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36268
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A recent report came to this conclusion about higher education. It concerned the status higher education had achieved, as measured by the business world’s standards: a mature enterprise. This type of business is measured by three criteria, which the author suggested has become increasingly true about higher education: reluctant to take risks; self-promoting; and expensive.
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36263
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UNC system research and startup businesses generated over 2.6 billion dollars and created over 28,000 jobs. Also yielded were medical advancements such as gene therapy, businesses like GI Therapeutics, Inc., and protective measures of the state’s ecosystems aimed to improve oyster growth.
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36273
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Economic and occupational growth in the Tarheel State, partly because of sectors such as banking and higher education, has fed what Hood called North Carolina Exceptionalism. What may be less obvious to those on both side of the political spectrum is the role that the Republican and Democrat parties have played in the growth of such sectors, whether for credit or blame.
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36277
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ECU professor Abbie Brown advocates the development of online education. His promotion took place through his responses to these areas: differences between online and F2F formats; factors involved in its development; the prospect of on-campus courses’ demise; the UNC system’s future in online education.
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38212
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What a Greenville business executive could contribute more to the UNC system’s Board of Governors and the UNC System’s 17 universities is his value of efficiency. How he has displayed efficiency is through supporting the consolidation of state controlled ECU Physicians Group and Vidant Medical Group. How he can display efficiency is through the passage of two initiatives. One is moving consolidating the UNC system’s offices into one building. Another is the UNC system handling the financial parts of all system campuses instead of each campus operating independently. It is through such initiatives that Harry Smith’s hope of better controlling UNC system tuition and fees may be realized.
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38220
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How the UNC system passes the test is seemingly simple: graduate more students from rural parts of North Carolina and low income households; graduate more students within five years. What makes the test not so simple to pass is issues not so easily measured in rates or statistics. Those highlighted included the pressure on unprepared students to attend a university; post high school alternatives under-promoted because of the attention placed on university attendance.
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38221
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UNC system schools participating in NC Promise, which offers a tuition reduction for all students, are Elizabeth City State University, UNC Pembroke, and Western Carolina University. Past decreased enrollment was the factor related to the selection of these schools. Increasing affordability for students from all economic backgrounds and gaining academically competitive students were cited as reasons for creating NC Promise.
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40069
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The UNC system’s longest serving chancellor helped yield ECU’s status as a major public university. His transformative leadership style and alignment of personal and university values help yield academic, architectural, and athletic accomplishments. Accomplishments taking place during his tenure include establishing the School of Dental Medicine; building Gateway Residence Hall; joining the American Athletic Conference.