Posted in November 2011

Catchy Headlines and Deep Analysis

For more than a decade, we have been proud partners with the venerable monthly publication Business North Carolina magazine. So, it was without hesitation we said yes when we got a call from BNC Publisher David Kinney to participate in their Oct. 2011 cover: BNC Top 30 Cover Story.

Telling it like it is

While the nation’s budget deficit continues to grow by trillions of dollars, there appears to be little agreement on the path to a balanced spending plan. On this special edition of Carolina Business Review, we talk with the co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform: Erskine Bowles and Senator Alan Simpson.

Campus Connection

Football returns to the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2013, more than 60 years after the college first tried the sport – only to see the team fold a year later. Chancellor Phil Dubois believes a new football program, while an expensive endeavor, will enhance the experience of its students … Continue reading

Dropout Dilemma

North Carolina’s school dropout rate reached a record low in the 2009-2010 school year, yet the number of teens who fail to obtain a high school diploma remains one of our region’s biggest challenges. On this special edition of Carolina Business Review, we sit down with N.C. Governor Beverly Perdue to discuss the recent budget … Continue reading

State of the Arts

As Chancellor of the smallest campus in the UNC system, John Mauceri oversees one of the most unusual universities in the nation. Programs at the UNC School of the Arts, which include high school students studying alongside college undergrads and graduate students, are constantly seeking creative solutions to shrinking budgets. On this program, Mauceri joins two other college … Continue reading