November 1, 2022

UNC-Chapel Hill Admissions On Trial

I have been following the affirmative action cases under oral argument before the US Supreme Court. These cases involve Harvard and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Four years ago the Harvard case began its journey through the Federal court system. Back then, I wrote about Harvard, wondering why the […]
July 13, 2016

Making State Universities Cheaper Will Not Necessarily Make Them Better

The North Carolina legislature has passed a measure calling for three of its state universities to charge in-state tuition of no more than $500 per semester at three campuses: Elizabeth City State University, the University of North Carolina-Pembroke and Western Carolina University beginning in 2018. Out-of-state tuition at these three […]