Lindsay’s gift


By David Rice Higher Education Works Foundation RALEIGH (Sept. 28, 2016) – Last October 30, Kevin Howell knew something wasn’t right.  He’d had several bouts of nausea.  He’d noticed an annoying metallic taste in his mouth. “I felt lousy,” he says.  “I just had no energy.” Howell, who’d spent 10 years as NC State University’s… READ MORE

Let’s sustain NC’s lead in higher education


Like other students across the country, students at North Carolina’s public universities have seen state support reduced and tuition increase since the Great Recession. Yet because of North Carolina’s tradition of generous state support, state funds here remain almost $2,000 more per student than the average across the nation – and tuition at our public… READ MORE

NC universities lag peers in faculty pay


FAYETTEVILLE (March 4, 2016) – With North Carolina’s public universities lagging their peers in faculty compensation, the UNC Board of Governors has decided to make competitive pay a top priority in the upcoming legislative session. “Our chancellors have to be able to recruit and retain the very best in the country,” said Harry Smith, chairman… READ MORE

Make a Difference


Please contact your legislators and ask them to repeal HB2 in its entirety.  Step 1:  Enter your address: Step 2:  Make a difference and email your representatives at the address above.  Here is an example email: Dear Senator/Representative, I live in your district and I am very concerned about HB2. It has tarnished North Carolina’s… READ MORE