17 – Number of campuses in the UNC system, including 16 universities and the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the first public residential high school for gifted students in the United States.
13 – The number of UNC Chancellors who will receive a pay raise after a vote by the UNC Board of Governors Friday. The raises are retroactive to July 1.
6.1 percent – The pay raise approved for Carol Folt, Chancellor of UNC-Chapel Hill. The raise, the largest of any of those given, increases Folt’s salary by $36,362 to $632,810 annually.
2.5 percent – The pay raise approved for Randy Woodson, Chancellor of N.C. State University. Woodson’s was one of 8 chancellors who received a 2.5 percent bump – the lowest given. It increases his salary $15,434 and brings it, like Folt, to $632,810 annually.
2 – Number of years since the last round of UNC system chancellor raises, which ranged from 8 to 19 percent.
20 percent – The increase in tuition and fees seen by in-state UNC system students between 2011-2016.
2.8 billion – The budget for the UNC system approved this year by state legislators.
2.6 billion – The budget for the UNC system approved a decade ago.
$500,000 – The cut made this year to the $31 million budget of the UNC law school. The cut originally proposed by the N.C. Senate was $4 million. Two years ago the Republican dominated UNC Board of Governors eliminated the law school’s Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity and this year they barred its Center for Civil Rights from litigating.
27 – UNC-Chapel Hill’s national ranking among the nation’s universities by U.S. News and World Report ten years ago.
30 – UNC-Chapel Hill’s national ranking among the nation’s universities by U.S. News and World Report today.