Jun 26, 2017 | NC State News
Most State Pension Plans Paper Over Unfunded Liabilities
An analysis of state pension plans from across the country finds that the already troubling state of pension finances may be even worse than it first appears because many pension managers are making their plan's financial condition look better by perpetually putting off payments.
Feb 24, 2017 | News and Observer
Op Ed: Repealing Johnson Amendment Could Reduce Charitable Donations
In this op ed, Rich Clerkin, director of NC State's Institute for Nonprofits, says recent discussions about repealing the Johnson Amendment intend to increase the abilities of charities to engage in the political process, such a change in federal law places their abilities to achieve their missions at risk.
Jan 18, 2017 | Bioscience Technology
A New Model Helps Policymakers Assess Emerging Synthetic Biology Technology
Researchers from NC State University and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a model to assess emerging synthetic biology products, well before they are ready for the market, to determine what needs to be done to inform future policies. Jennifer Kuzma, Genetic Engineering and Society, featured.
Dec 6, 2016 | NC State News
For Nonprofits, Even Non-Finance ‘Capacity Grants’ Stimulate Financial Growth
NC State research finds that so-called "capacity grants" lead to long-term financial growth for nonprofit organizations — regardless of what the grants are for.
Nov 21, 2016
Curiosity, Commitment Define Couple’s Marriage — and Their Philanthropy
Enthusiastic to share what they’ve learned with others, Charlie and Marty Coe have thrived as educators — Charlie as a public administration professor at NC State and Marty as a high school world history instructor. Now retired, the couple wants to ensure that other scholars have the appropriate resources to continue creating and sharing knowledge.
Aug 24, 2016 | CBC News
A Delicate Act in Politics of Disaster
Obama's Louisiana response is a delicate act in the politics of disaster. Politicians walk a think line touring disaster zones as lessons from 2005's Katrina reverberate. Tom Birkland, School of Public and International Affairs, featured.
Aug 21, 2016 | Boston Globe
Staying Ahead of Technology’s Curves
Alongside the explosion of new technologies over the past 20 years has come a conspicuous flowering of the discipline known as technology assessment. The term describes the attempt to understand what the economic, social and environmental effects of new technologies might be. Jennifer Kuzma, Genetic Engineering and Society, featured.
Jun 1, 2016 | NC State News
Nonprofit Executive Turnover More Turbulent Than Previously Thought
Research from an NC State public administration professor finds that turnover among executive leaders at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems, with very few transitional periods mirroring the scenarios painted in the professional literature.
May 31, 2016 | Lee County News
Study: Nonprofit Executive Turnover More Turbulent Than Previously Thought
New NC State research finds that turnover among executive leaders at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems – with very few transitional periods mirroring the scenarios painted in the professional literature. Amanda Stewart, School of Public and International Affairs, featured.
May 24, 2016 | Central Valley Business Times
Nonprofit Exec Turnover More Turbulent Than Thought
According to NC State research, turnover among executive leaders at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems – with very few transitional periods mirroring the cordial scenarios painted in the professional literature. Amanda Stewart, public administration, featured.