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Unc Academic Scandal

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...

UNC Facing Another Investigation Into Academic Misconduct

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 06.30.2014 | College

The NCAA is taking another look into academic misconduct at North Carolina after an investigation uncovered new information. UNC athletic director Bu...

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 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...

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 Receiving Death Threats For Revealing Athletes' Low Reading Levels

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has been in an academic crisis mode for more than three years. An NCAA investigation into the football prog...

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 ...