The job title "associate vice chancellor" sounds prestigious enough. But at UNC Chapel Hill, it surely isn't rare.
At UNC-CH, there were 10 such administrators a decade ago. Now, 19.
We're not picking on Carolina here; this is just an example of the sort of growth in administration that campus and UNC system leaders are now honing in on now as the university enters a new era of efficiency and budget cutting.
In today's News & Observer, we take a look at how these administrative positions - that bring with them pretty good salaries - have grown in recent years.
Here's the story.
To the Chapel Hill campus's credit, its leaders were ahead of the curve a bit, commissioning a study last year that examined the institution's financial structure and organizational charts. It found some bloat and has made plenty of recommendations. You can read more about that here.