Value of a Degree

The price of a four-year college diploma continues to rise as educators ponder the sustainability of a university’s cost structure. Still others question the value of a four-year program when graduates of technical colleges often have higher starting salaries and better job prospects than some of their university-alum counterparts. On this program, UNC System President Tom Ross explains why he’s bullish on North Carolina’s public universities, how research grants are creating jobs and the statewide implications of the investigation into the athletics program in Chapel Hill.

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