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CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina System won’t raise tuition and fees this year while students and their families struggle to stay financially afloat amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Wednesday, 11 March 2020 19:22

Coronavirus disrupts North Carolina colleges

PEMBROKE — Students at a local college are getting an extra week for Spring Break.

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RALEIGH — In North Carolina, the golden ticket for resident college hopefuls is $1,000 yearly tuition at a handful of public universities. But while the offer looks shiny, the final receipt may stun new students. 

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s budget stalemate is seriously affecting its public universities and may even cause enrollment cuts at three institutions participating in a reduced tuition program, say leaders of the University of North Carolina System.

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RALEIGH — Leaders of the University of North Carolina System are feeling “grim,” in the words of one official presentation, after state lawmakers’ latest one-day trip to Raleigh. Legislators embroiled in a political standoff have failed to pass a budget that would fund the university’s priorities.

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Tuesday, 26 November 2019 13:49

UNC student and employee IDs approved for voting

RALEIGH — State Elections Director Karen Brinson Bell on Tuesday approved 20 additional types of University of North Carolina System student and employee photo IDs for use in the 2020 elections.

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RALEIGH — Members of the University of North Carolina System’s Board of Governors want you to know something.

They’re ready to move past the drama.

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RALEIGH — American universities are in jeopardy of becoming no better than finishing schools reserved for the rich, Mitch Daniels told an audience at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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RALEIGH — Who should lead the University of North Carolina System?

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RALEIGH — Poet Adrian Rice, in a thick Irish brogue, paints a scene in the imaginations of the third-graders who sit before him in Walkertown. 

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