The loss of millions in state dollars is no longer a future worry. The campus is feeling it now.
Even by Chapel
Hill standards it was
an especially pretty
autumn, and that
Expectations and realizations of a certain
level of quality in higher education unravel
much more slowly, but evidence of the
of no salary increases, UNC has
32 of the 110 faculty members
who got offers from other schools.
Carolina had won most of its retention battles
for most of the 21st century, but the
number of those who got counteroffers
from UNC and stayed dropped by half
to 41 percent in one year.
The libraries have canceled
Over three years,
professional journal subscriptions
and expect to buy
4,500 fewer books
this year than last. The Rams Club stepped in
with a $35,000 gift to keep Davis Library open
until 2 a.m. after it cut back by two hours.
the number of
100 to 299
those with 20 to 29
and with 40 to 49
have grown more
than 20 percent;
those with fewer
than 20 students have
declined 18 percent.