The end of history at Elizabeth City State University?tags: education, colleges, history, Elizabeth City State University
One of the 17 University of North Carolina campuses could stop offering degrees in physics, history and political science.
Elizabeth City State University, a 2,300-student historically black college in northeastern North Carolina, is talking about ending seven undergraduate degree programs because of state funding declines and enrollment shortfalls, said Provost Ali Khan.
The majors are considered “low productive” by UNC’s general administration office, Khan said. Elizabeth City is not alone -- about 11 percent of all academic programs in the system have been given the same designation. While many public systems are pushing to eliminate programs without high enrollments, the programs on the chopping block at Elizabeth City are among those many educators say are essential at any undergraduate institution....
comments powered by Disqus
- Is it a reminder of Nazis or a historical object worthy of saving?
- Supreme Court reveals that the docket books of many justices survive -- and are being made available
- Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Obama Is Mixed Race, Not Black
- New technology helps paleontologists see Ice-Age bee in intricate detail
- History textbooks in crosshairs of Australia's curriculum wars
- She Came All the Way from Melbourne to Attend the OAH
- The 7 Most Popular HNN Videos from the 2014 OAH
- Jesse Lemisch’s up-from-below history is still strikingly original
- U.Va. Historian Alan Taylor Wins 2014 Pulitzer for Book on Slaves and War -- His second Pulitzer!
- UW Professor Stephanie Camp, 46, feminist historian, dies