Funding for East Carolina and other North Carolina universities could be in for a shake-up if Gov. Pat McCrory gets his way.
In a radio interview with “Morning in America” host Bill Bennett on Tuesday, McCrory said he would rather focus funding on majors that resulted in jobs for graduates than on more traditional liberal arts degrees.
“If you want to take gender studies that’s fine, go to a private school and take it,” he said, referring to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill women’s and gender studies department. “But I don’t want to subsidize that if it’s not going to get someone a job.”
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