Davidson College has its first woman president. Carol Quillen has been named the first woman to head the liberal arts school since it was founded in 1837. Quillen fills the seat that opened when Tom Ross resigned to become president ...Read More »
RALEIGH — The governors of North Carolina’s public university system learned today that a possible 15 percent cut in state funding would eliminate thousands of classes across the 16 college campuses and mean job losses for more than a thousand ...Read More »
Sen. Malcolm Graham says he wants the “five-points” intersection near Johnson C. Smith University to become the “Trade and Tryon” of the city’s northwest corridor. Graham, of Charlotte, who also is the chairman of the Beatties Ford Road Task Force, ...Read More »
STATESVILLE — A former employee at a school in Statesville has been arrested and charged with embezzlement from the school. The Statesville Record & Landmark reported today that 37-year-old Crystal Juanita Wilson of Claremont is charged with 13 counts of ...Read More »
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is making schools that will be closed in the upcoming school year available for lease. CMS said a bidding process will be used to choose who will lease the buildings, which are on the campuses of Davidson IB, Midwood ...
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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s current 100-charter school limit would end in a measure that cleared a Senate committee today, despite complaints by Democrats and traditional school supporters it lacks enough accountability to ensure opportunity for at-risk students to attend. A ...
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The Central Piedmont Sierra Club is asking Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to notify parents, faculty and staff of plans to build a plant that would burn Mecklenburg County trash. In a letter Friday to school officials, the Sierra Club, a critic of ...Read More »
Duke Energy Corp. CEO Jim Rogers and his wife, Mary Anne, are giving $4.1 million to Queens University of Charlotte to be used for a new science and health building, the university said today. The 56,000-square-foot, $17.4 million building will bear their ...Read More »