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I guess the North Carolina Board of Governors educational planning committee for the University educational system didn’t think these programs were important to our education of our young adults, or warranted due to “market forces”…

“We’re capitalists, and we have to look at what the demand is, and we have to respond to the demand.”

– Board member Steven Long.

So now our college educational system, of which North Carolin’s had been the example and envy of most of the state systems in this country, is under the scrutiny of “market forces”.

Want to see which one they eliminated from the main univesity campus of UNC in Chapel Hill?

Thursday morning, the Board of Governors educational planning committee voted to discontinue 46 degree programs across the UNC-System, including one at UNC-Chapel Hill: human biology

Continue reading:  http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/05/26/1387816/-46-Degree-Programs-Eliminated-Across-UNC-College-System#

Further reading:  UNC system drops 46 degree programs, consolidates 10 others

4 thoughts on “46 Degree Programs Eliminated Across UNC College System

  1. I guess once you patent every gene, every chromosome there’s no commercial need to understand more about biology? Or maybe the deal is more simple and cynical yet — knowledge is power, and we mustn’t be allowed to have any. Thanks for sharing this, no matter how depressing I find it. Hard to think of many faster and more effective ways to destroy a country. – Linda

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