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Unc Academic Fraud

Former UNC Athletes Sue School And NCAA For Academic Failures

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 03.24.2015 | College

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Two former University of North Carolina athletes have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, saying neither has done e...

UNC Officials Failed To Stop 18-Year Long Student Athlete Academic Fraud: Report

AP | AARON BEARD and EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 12.22.2014 | College

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously report...

UNC Whistleblower Makes Surprising Announcement

AP | Posted 04.22.2014 | College

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina ...

UNC Review Claims Student Athlete Literacy Research Is Flawed

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 06.11.2014 | College

Research data from a University of North Carolina reading specialist doesn't support claims of low athlete literacy levels at the school, according to...

In Fake Classes Scandal, UNC Fails Its Athletes-And Whistle-Blower

Bloomberg Businessweek | Posted 02.27.2014 | College

Sitting in Memorial Hall at the heart of the Chapel Hill campus of the University of North Carolina, Mary Willingham wondered what William Friday woul...

WATCH: Whistle Blower Pushes Back At Critics Over Academic Scandal

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.31.2014 | College

University of North Carolina-Chapel reading specialist Mary Willingham struck back Thursday at critics regarding her research suggesting dozens of stu...

Not Just UNC: University Can Lead Academic Reform for Athletes, NCAA

Justin C. Young | Posted 03.16.2014 | College
Justin C. Young

I'm a Tar Heel through and through. When we do poorly, I loyally stand by my university and know that we can do better. Lately, when it comes to college athletics, something isn't right in Chapel Hill, but it's not just at Carolina.

Professor Facing Jail Time For Not Holding Classes

AP | Posted 12.03.2013 | College

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A defense attorney says a former professor at the center of an academic scandal involving athletes at the University of No...

Professor Charged With Felony For Academic Scandal

ASSOCIATED PRESS | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) -- A former professor at the center of an academic scandal involving athletes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hi...

Academic Fraud Scandal Results In Big Bucks For PR Firms

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.10.2013 | College

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill spent more than $500,000 on public relations help over the last two years to deal with an academic fraud ...

UNC Alumni Speak Out About Campus Scandals

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.11.2013 | College

A group of alumni from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill sent a letter to the school's administrators and governing boards Wednesday voi...

UNC African Studies Department At Heart Of 2-Year Athletic And Academic Scandal

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 02.19.2013 | Black Voices

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A months-long investigation of academic fraud at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds the problems were con...

UNC Academic Fraud Scandal Prompts Independent Review | Posted 08.20.2012 | College

For the past two years, North Carolina officials have liked to talk about getting past the scandal that landed it in N.C.A.A. hot water, embarrassing ...