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Notable numbers: University president pay, gun deaths and NC views on Muslims

2.9 million Total compensation for President Nido Qubein of High Point University in 2013, making him the third highest-paid university president in the country
2.9 million Total compensation for President Nido Qubein of High Point University in 2013, making him the third highest-paid university president in the country High Point University

446.3 The number of gun homicides per million people in El Salvador

121.7 The number in Mexico

31.2 The number in the U.S.

14.3 The number in Chile

0.1 The number in Japan

31.6 The percentage increase in spending per public school student, adjusted for inflation, between fiscal year 2008 and 2015 in North Dakota

-14.5 The change in spending per pupil in North Carolina over the same period

-23.6 The change in Oklahoma, the nation’s worst

$2.9 million Total compensation for President Nido Qubein of High Point University in 2013, making him the third highest-paid university president in the country

$4.6 million What Columbia University President Lee Bollinger made, the most

$3 million What University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann made

33 The percentage of North Carolina Republicans in a Public Policy Polling survey this week who said they support Donald Trump

16 The percentage who support for Ted Cruz

67 The percentage of Trump backers in N.C. who support creating a national database of Muslims

51 The percentage who want to shut down mosques

44 The percentage of Trump supporters in North Carolina who believe Islam should be outlawed

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