The North Carolina budget approves massive funding for capital projects at UNCW and other initiatives benefitting K-12 students in the Cape Fear region. (Photo courtesy of Bradley Pearce/UNCW)
WILMINGTON — With the passing of North Carolina’s compromise budget, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is set to benefit from numerous capital projects and employee benefits made possible by the state funds.
“The budget has been long awaited and is certainly exciting news for UNCW and our employees,” Chancellor Jose Sartarelli said in a press release last week. “The budget benefits higher education in North Carolina in significant ways, including support for many UNC System initiatives, such as enrollment growth funding, building reserves, funding for salary increases and state benefits, and other items of critical