1995/1996 Report: #of Black Men/Women FacultyFemale Lecturers: 4
Male Lecturers: 1 Female Asst. Profs.: 7
Male Asst. Profs.: 4 Female Assoc. Profes.: 5
Male Assoc. Profes.: 3 Female Professors: 1
Male Professors: 2 Total Black Female Faculty: 17
Total Black Male Faculty: 10
Total White Faculty:554
Product of Gentrification: Price Spike from 2000-2010Transformation of neighborhoods west of Third Ward. The area is near Bryant Park that was primarily inhabited by Black families until they were displaced " as median home values nearly doubled in that same time span, jumping from $90,984 in 2000 to $171,900 in 2010." https://patch.com/north-carolina/charlotte/gentrification-charlotte-see-areas-most-affected
UNCC Staking its claim in the UNC School System"In August 2000 the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina System reclassified it a doctoral/research university.
The modern University of North Carolina at Charlotte is comprised of seven colleges. It draws students from across North Carolina and the nation and around the world. In the early 2000s it had an enrollment of more than 18,000 students. "
UNC Charlotte Magazine Q3, 2008Spike in campus construction to sustain growing population. Some examples of campus expansion plans include a $65 Million exterior work on the Popp Martin Student Union as well as a $35 Million Bioinformatics building.
UNC Charlotte Urban Institute: Disparity in Incarceration RateBlack men in Charlotte are 9.6 times more likely to be incarcerated than white males in the city. Black male incarceration rate: 4.8%
White male incarceration rate: .5%
UNC Charlotte Creates Master PlanAs the growth of enrollment in students and the projected growth of the city of Charlotte increases, UNC Charlotte set out to create a master plan for growth trajectory. "The 2010 Master Plan presents a cohesive, people-oriented campus committed to sustainability, efficiency, and social interaction. It also presents a stronger set of building and infrastructure connections to our surrounding neighbors."
2012 Enrolled Students Racial BreakdownWhite Students: 15,943
Black Students: 4,309
UNC Charlotte Urban Institute: Racial Wealth GapBlack and Latinx households are twice are more than twice as likely to be asset poor ie. lack of sufficient savings or assets that can be utilized to purchase basic needs. Black Households: 44%
Latinx Households: 48%
White Households: 18%
Students "Die in" at the Popp Martin Student UnionUNC-Charlotte students staged a peaceful lie in protest over the Charlotte police officer shooting.
2017 Enrolled Student Racial Diversity BreakdownWhite Students: 16,380
Black Students: 4,630
Reported Jump in "Ethnic Student Enrollment"According to UNCC's 2019 progress report, "..... Since
our summary report in 2013, the percentages of Asian, Hispanic, Latino, multiracial and international students have increased, while the percentage of students identifying as White (55.7%) has declined. Black/African American enrollment (16.2%) is unchanged"
UNC Charlotte Urban Institute: Educational Debt DisparityNonwhite students accumulate more debt than white students in Mecklenburg county as well as in Student Loan debt collections twice the rate as white students. Student Loan Debt of Nonwhite: 21%
Student Loan Debt of White: 17% Student Loan Debt in Collections of Nonwhite:16%
Student Loan Debt in Collections of White: 8%
City of Charlotte Race Distribution circa 2019Charlotte Racial Breakdown according to the most recent U.S Census White: 48.8%
2019/2020 Report of # Black Men/Women FacultyFemale Lecturers: 10
Male Lecturers: 4 Female Asst. Profes.: 22
Male Asst. Profes.: 8 Female Assoc. Profes.: 19
Male Assoc. Profes.: 9 Female Professors: 6
Male Professors: 9 Total Black Female Faculty: 57
Total Black Male Faculty: 30
Total White Faculty: 777