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Higher Ed in the N.C. Gubernatorial Race

In a Pope Center piece, Jay Schalin takes a look at the approaches to higher ed of the two candidates for governor — Republican Pat McCrory and Democrat Walter Dalton — and finds a stark contrast. McCrory acknowledges that higher ed is going to have to live within the state’s limited means, while Dalton promises a return to the old days when higher education got everything it wanted from governors like Jim Hunt.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.

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