Category: Raleigh

Finally, a sober appraisal of North Carolina’s public universities

State of the State University Report

By Jesse Saffron Raleigh, NC – North Carolina’s public university system is a multi-billion-dollar organization that impacts virtually every region of North Carolina—socially and economically. It employs more than 47,000 people across 17 campuses, making it by far the largest…

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What a year! Ten trends in Higher Education in 2015

By Pope Center staff Raleigh, NC – Looking back at all that happened in higher education this year is enough to make your head spin. One minute, state politicians are finally making good policies; the next, university officials are caving…

NCDMV fee increases become effective with New Year

Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is encouraging customers to plan ahead for increased fees for many driver and vehicle services that will become effective with the new year. To upload the new fee schedule, the…

ACC announces football game times & TV for October 1 & 3

NC state Wolfpack

Greensboro, NC – The Atlantic Coast Conference Monday announced the following game times and networks for Oct. 1-3. The Miami at Cincinnati game on Thursday, Oct. 1 had been previously announced. Locally, the Louisville Cardinals will be playing NC State Wolfpack at…

WRAL ignores wealthy funders on left

by Susan Myrick Raleigh, NC – WRAL’s Laura Leslie wrote about an Energy Forum held at the Legislature September 9 organized by opponents of renewable energy programs. (Translation from WRAL speak: opponents to taxpayer-funded renewable energy programs.) The central theme…

The real point of ‘Ashley’ revelations

Ashley Madison

By Jim Tynen Raleigh, NC – It’s important to keep the focus on the real issue of government email addresses uncovered at the online affair site Ashley Madison, even as Matt Caulder will continue to look at new developments. Almost…

Meet the Wolfpack Day scheduled for August 9

Meet the Wolfpack

Raleigh, NC – Wolfpack Nation will have a chance to meet the 2015 NC State football squad on Sunday, August 9th at the 2015 Meet the Pack Day. This highly-anticipated annual event will take place from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.…

North Carolina charter school update: a mixed bag

Woods Charter School

by Bob Luebke Raleigh, NC – While charter schools continue to attract students and expand in record numbers, the current legislative session can best be described as a mixed bag for the 148 charter schools and 64,000 students who attend…