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October 01, 2014
Study: UNC Teaching Load Data Not Very Reliable
By Jenna Ashley Robinson

RALEIGH ó Faculty salaries are roughly half of the University of North Carolina systemís budget. Even slight adjustments could mean savings well into the tens of millions of dollars. Using official data taken directly from university registrarsí websites, the Pope Centerís Jay Schalin found that the UNC estimates of faculty teaching loads were inflated by roughly one course per professor per semester.