Higher Education Works

Higher Education Works is a bipartisan organization that supports public higher education in North Carolina. We advocate for investment in North Carolina’s public universities and community colleges by building support among citizens and engaging leaders. Our State’s systems of public higher education must continue to distinguish North Carolina from other states.

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Hans: Starting at community college ‘a very smart decision’

As tuition has risen at four-year institutions in recent years, starting at a community college has become an increasingly popular...


People who are bettering their lives

After serving six years on the State Board of Community Colleges, Peter Hans is already familiar with North Carolina’s community...