In the Spotlight


 Economic Benefits in North Carolina of UNC Campuses (January 2009), prepared by Dr. Michael L. Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor at NCSU and UNC Tomorrow Scholars Council member.  Dr. Walden calculates that the total direct economic impact of UNC campuses resulting from the productive value of its graduates, spending by its out-of-state students, and federal and privately funded research by its faculty is $8.7 billion annually and $10.4 billion if secondary spending impacts are included.  Read more . .


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