Governor’s 2016-17 Budget

On Wednesday April 27, Governor Pat McCrory released a $22 billion budget adjustment plan for 2016-17 outlining his financial priorities for the year. View the full proposal here: Governors Recommended Budget for 2016-17 (UNC System portion begins on page 49). Additional context is provided in the Governor’s overview and summary presentation. Proposals of interest to the University include: […]

North Carolina General Assembly returns for 2016 Short Session

The North Carolina General Assembly officially convenes for the start of the 2016 Short Session at 7:00 pm this evening. At their April meeting, the UNC Board of Governors passed the following slate of System-wide legislative priorities for this session: UNC Board of Governors 2016 Policy Agenda_approved 4.15.16 UNC Board of Governors 2016-17 Budget Priorities_approved 4.15.16 […]

2015-17 State Budget Completed

Last week, the North Carolina General Assembly passed the final conference budget to fund State operations for 2015-2017. The bill was signed into law by Governor McCrory on Friday September 18, 2015. The final language as signed by the Governor can be found here (UNC System begins on pg. 112), with the money report available here (UNC System […]

UNC Board of Governors 2015 State Budget Priorities and Policy Agenda

The UNC system Board of Governors is responsible for developing, preparing and presenting to the Governor and the General Assembly a single, unified recommended budget for the University’s 17 constituent institutions.  The Board of Governors approved the 2015-2017 operating and capital budget priorities at their December 2014 meeting. View the 2015-17 Operating and Capital Budget Priorities […]

Inside Higher Ed: Obama’s Final Two Years

The following story was published on on January 21, 2015. By Michael Stratford The White House has highlighted a range of higher education policy ideas in the days and weeks leading up to President Obama’s penultimate State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. Some of the proposals — like the free community college plan — are brand-new. […]

School of Education earns $7.7 million grant to foster STEM teacher recruiting and training

This story was originally posted on UNCGNOW. UNCG’s School of Education has been awarded a five-year, $7.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will further UNCG’s efforts to emphasize technology integration across all teaching fields as well as recruit, train and support more Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teachers. The […]


The following story was originally posted on UNCGNOW on November 12, 2014. Spc. Chen-yang Liu, an Army Reserves combat photographer and vice president of UNCG’s Student Veterans Association, wore his dress blues for the Veterans Day dedication of the university’s new Veterans Resource Center (VRC). The VRC will be “a space of support and welcome […]


The following is an excerpt of a story originally posted on UNCGNOW on November 06, 2014 It was Arne Duncan’s birthday, but he was the one who sprang the surprise. To the tune of $20 million. Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, was at UNCG Thursday to take part in a forum about the federally-funded N.C. Investing […]

Veterans Day 2014 at UNCG

Event Schedule 11/11/14: Roll Call and Remembrance Ceremony Approximately 34,000 veterans live in Guilford County. At UNCG alone, nearly 500 students are currently receiving GI Bill benefits, and countless more veterans are serving as members of our faculty and staff. UNCG is hosting several events to honor Veterans Day and recognize all who have served […]

Voter Registration and Political Activity

Early Voting Early voting will be held at various sites in Guilford County beginning Thursday, October 23, 2014. The early voting schedule and locations can be found on the Guilford County Board of Elections website at The closest early voting site to the UNCG campus is located at the Old Courthouse and is accessible via […]