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Trends and Issue Briefs

Trends and Issue Briefs - The Scholars Council has prepared briefs on major trends impacting both the State of North Carolina and our University campuses.  Each brief includes data and information on notable trends, resulting implications for North Carolina (external impact), and resulting implications for the University (internal impact and opportunities).

Briefs have been grouped linked under corresponding workgroups below.

Trends Workgroups



Workforce&Economics/Demographics/Global Readiness

Technology Innovations/Research/Universities' Global Competitiveness

Energy & Environment


Social Issues/K-12

Higher Education Trends and Policies

Summary of Briefs

Walden, McEwen, Johnson, Bosley, Debbage

Carbonell, Harewood


Rickets, Layman

Harvey, Oxendine, Reid





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