UNC Stonewalls Requests for Information About Faculty Research

by George Leef

In today’s Pope Center piece, Jay Schalin writes about the way the UNC English Department has stonewalled his efforts at gathering information on the research publications of faculty members. It seems they don’t want the public to know what its money is being used for. One suspects the reason is that much faculty research is of negligible value — and they know it.

Receipt of public funding should mean complete transparency in return.