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Gov. Roy Cooper lets UNC omnibus bill become law without his signature

BY: - July 14, 2023

Gov. Roy Cooper let an omnibus bill dealing with University of North Carolina System campuses become law without his signature Thursday. N.C. Senate Bill 195 made a series of changes to policies governing the state’s universities — none exceptionally controversial. The bill, originally filed in March by N.C. Sen. Amy Galey (R-Alamance) had several prominent […]

College and university presidents: Time to speak up

BY: - September 26, 2022

As students, faculty and administrators at North Carolina’s colleges and universities struggle with questions of free speech and academic freedom, veteran leaders in higher education — including a former chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill — are urging them to speak up on difficult issues. Last week Patricia McGuire, president of Trinity Washington University, cited a a […]