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Governance in the Public Interest

A Case Study of the University of North Carolina System
June 1, 2005 by Phyllis Palmiero Download PDF Press Release

Lay governance is the means by which the perspective of informed citizens is brought to the heart of the university; it provides a vehicle for thoughtful long-range planning in the best interests of the taxpayer and the state. In this report, ACTA takes a comprehensive look at the University of North Carolina and makes recommendations to ensure greater leadership and accountability within the state higher education system.


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