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Passage of the 1993 state bond referendum approved $560 million for university system and community college construction. Projects include East Carolina University's Joyner Library expansion and renovation.
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.
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.