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Unc Academic Scandal

It Isn't the Athletes; It's the Educators

Julia Craven | Posted 01.10.2015 | Black Voices
Julia Craven

African-American men definitely function at lower reading levels than their peers -- male or female. And it is because the education system doesn't teach them how to read. You can't treat the problem without acknowledging its origins.

Whistleblower Files Lawsuit Against UNC For Retaliation

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.01.2014 | College

Mary Willingham, a former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill academic advisor, claims in a lawsuit against the school she was demoted in reta...

Ex-UNC Star: I Took Sham Classes

ESPN | Posted 06.06.2014 | Sports

Rashad McCants, the second-leading scorer on the North Carolina basketball team that won the 2004-05 national title, told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" t...

UNC Athlete Earned An A- For Writing THIS?!?

Posted 03.28.2014 | College

UPDATE: 2:00 p.m. -- Earlier Friday morning, the whistleblower who provided the paper to ESPN clarified on Twitter that it wasn't the paper that recei...

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...

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 ...