The Carolina Institute for Public Policy (CIPP) advances UNC Public Policy’s research, teaching and service mission. It facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration on policy‐relevant research among faculty and students and engages in public outreach by hosting a “Carolina Forum” on significant issues in domestic and global affairs.
The Education Policy Initiative at Carolina (EPIC) is an interdisciplinary education policy research initiative within UNC Public Policy/CIPP. EPIC, in collaboration with UNC General Administration (GA)/Vice President for Academic and University Programs, serves as a campus-wide focal point for education policy research and as a broker for education policy research opportunities. EPIC conducts policy-relevant research and program evaluation to inform local, state, and federal programs and policies focused on improving effective teaching and student achievement in North Carolina and the nation.
The Carolina Institute for Public Policy has three primary objectives:
Primary research, teaching and service activities include: