Monday numbers

Monday numbers

- in Fitzsimon File

8.7 billion—amount in dollars of the annual direct economic impact in North Carolina of UNC system (Economic Benefits in North Carolina of the University of North Carolina Campuses, Dr. Michael L. Walden, January, 2009)

10.4 billion—amount in dollars of annual economic impact of UNC system in North Carolina with multipliers (Ibid)

3,200—number of jobs in University of North Carolina system that will be eliminated if state funding is reduced by 15 percent (University of North Carolina State Budget Update, Board of Governors Policy Discussion, April 7, 2011)

1,500—number of faculty positions that will be eliminated in the University of North Carolina system if state funding is reduced by 15 percent (Ibid)

1,030—number of course sections that will be eliminated at North Carolina State University if state funding is reduced by 15 percent (Ibid)

9,000—number of courses sections that will be eliminated in UNC system if state funding is reduced by 15 percent (Ibid)

11—percent of faculty at Western Carolina University that will be eliminated if state funding is reduced by 15 percent (Ibid)

2—days per week that the admissions office at UNC-Chapel Hill will be closed if state funding is reduced by 15 percent (Ibid)

149—average percentage increase in tuition at UNC campuses in the last ten years (Ibid)

36—percent of students at UNC campuses who said that three or more of their classes were currently too big to learn effectively (Ibid)

25—percentage of reduction in planned enrollment for School of Nursing at UNC-Chapel Hill for 2011-2012 (“Picture of possible UNC cuts is grim,” Charlotte Observer, April 8, 2011)

202,381—total number of students enrolled at UNC campuses in fall of 2006 (UNC system enrollment, Fiscal Research Division, N.C. General Assembly)

221,721—total number of students enrolled at UNC campuses in fall of 2010 (Facts and Figures, University of North Carolina General Administration)

1,860—amount in dollars of tuition at UNC Chapel Hill in 2000-2001 (Joint Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, N.C. General Assembly, March 21, 2011)

4,815—amount in dollars of tuition at UNC Chapel Hill in 2010-2011 (Ibid)

822—amount in dollars of tuition at Winston Salem State University in 2000-2001 (Ibid)

2,274—amount in dollars of tuition at Winston Salem State University in 2010-2011 (Ibid)