New Budget Plan Cuts into UNC Funding
The budget passed by the General Assembly would cut into the funding for the UNC System once again. The budget calls for an $18 million drop in funding for the university system this year, and would also eliminate public funding of UNC Chapel Hill's Hunt institute.
The state budget plan would force UNC campuses to cut $18 million this year...
One UNC program had its state funding eliminated altogether. The plan would cut $737,230 in funding to UNC-Chapel Hill’s Hunt Institute, which provides policy makers with data on public education. It is named for former Gov. Jim Hunt, a Democrat.
The UNC Board of Governors had already acted to set UNC tuition.