Jay Schalin

Posts by Jay Schalin (page 6)

  • Tangled UNC Football Web Continues to Untangle

    UNC-Chapel Hill’s football scandal may be getting closer to the top. Yesterday, the N&O reported that Amy Herman, the former “assistant director for compliance” who was recently promoted to be the “associate athletic director for compliance” (ostensibly for her stellar job keeping UNC football players eligible), admitted in…
    Jay Schalin, October 22, 2011
  • Fee, Fie, Foe, Fum

    There is a little flap building over at UNC-Chapel Hill about student athletic fees. Outgoing athletic director Dick Baddour requested a healthy $90 increase (40 percent), half of which was supposed to go for scholarships for athletes in non-revenue producing sports (no mention of what the other $45 was…
    Jay Schalin, October 17, 2011
  • The Invisible Guiding Rubber Glove

    In today’s Clarion Call, Duke Cheston takes on the UNC systems most visible case of mission creep–UNC Healthcare’s expansion from its proper role as a medical school to a health care conglomerate with unfair competitive advantages over its private counterparts.
    Jay Schalin, July 27, 2011
  • Build It, and They Will Pay

    The Pope Center’s summer intern, Will Jakes, has been working on an article about a UNC building project funded by student fees. He’s compiled the following chart of self-liquidating building projects approved during the 2010 legislative session. If you’ll notice, the list is missing anything to do with academics.
    Jay Schalin, July 15, 2011
  • True Colors Shining Through

    I just finished reading the N&O’s extensive coverage of yesterday’s Raleigh Tea Party…Oh, wait. I’m wrong, there wasn’t any mention of the Tea Party in the online N&O. My bad. Maybe it’s because Saturday is such an important news day…No, it’s usually the slow day. Of, course, it could have…
    Jay Schalin, April 16, 2011
  • Son of Moeser Assumes WCU Lead

    Not really. But Western’s new chancellor David Belcher does have a lot in common with James Moeser, the former top admin at Chapel Hill. Both have their doctorates in music, specializing in keyboards. Both were previously top administrators at mid-western state universities, Belcher the provost at Arkansas-Little Rock and Moeser…
    Jay Schalin, April 11, 2011