Opinion

Opinion

UNC professor: Here’s why most UNC faculty members are Democrats

Citing that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions at the University of North Carolina, Senate Majority leader Phil Berger suggests that Republican job candidates are discriminated against when they apply for university positions unless they “toe the line from the left.” However, it seems likely that there may be other, more objective explanations for the imbalance of party affiliation.

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UNC students react to Berger's claim that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions

UNC students talk about their perception of the impact of the politics of their professors and instructors.
Aolani Donegan and Pressley Baird newsobserver.com
UNC students react to Berger's claim that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions 7:12

UNC students react to Berger's claim that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions

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