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SACS Visits UNC for Reform Update

UNC’s accrediting body paid them a visit this week. This comes after the university was placed on probation by the organization after details emerged that students, including athletes, had been receiving high grades in classes that required little or no course work. These issues were formally announced in the Wainstein Report. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC scandal forces NCAA to redefine its academic misconduct policy

There was confusion around college sports last summer when the NCAA hit North Carolina with a lack of institutional control charge for its academic fraud scandal. On Friday, the NCAA Division I Council passed changes to clarify its academic integrity rules, marking the first legislative switch in this area since 1983. The North Carolina case is still pending. (CBS Sports)

First Final Four as UNC AD for Bubba Cunningham

The North Carolina Tar Heels are preparing for a matchup against Syracuse on Saturday night in the Final Four. It will be the first time UNC is playing in a Final Four game since winning the national championship in 2009, so this will be the first Final Four experience for many of those associated with the Tar Heel program, including athletic director Bubba Cunningham. (Chapelboro.com)

Williams, Boeheim and Emmert on NCAA investigations

With the NCAA investigating both Syracuse and UNC in the last couple of years for serious infractions, it feels nearly every other question directed at coach Jim Boeheim, coach Roy Williams and NCAA President Mark Emmert at the first day of Final Four availability involves the investigations, punishments (or lack thereof) and benefits to cheating. (NSJ Sports)

NCAA President Mark Emmert Pre-Final Four Press Conference Quotes

There are a lot of North Carolina fans, coach, administrators, those outside of their fan base who want to know when's the end of the road in UNC's investigation? Mark Emmert: "It's been moving along very well. The university's been very cooperative, will be at a place where my staff can issue allegations or notice of allegations in the very near future." (ASAP Sports)

Correcting Media Inaccuracies on UNC Investigation

In today’s media world of hot takes, facts often fall by the wayside. However, opinions are only valid and should only be published for public consumption when such commentary is based upon a factual understanding of the topic material. That’s not always the case when it comes to the complexity surrounding the UNC case. (Inside Carolina)

Folt looks toward the future in speech to Student Congress

Chancellor Carol Folt talked about the importance of service and innovation in her first State of the University address, hosted by UNC Student Congress on Tuesday night in the Student Union.“We have a lot of opportunity and privilege by being here, so if we have to work even harder to try to make ourselves hold to a higher standard, I think we are ready for that,” Folt said. (Daily Tar Heel)

Audio: “Well Said” with Bubba Cunningham

From March Madness to Cuban relations, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community is playing a role in some of the most important topics and issues making headlines around the world. In this week’s episode, Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham discusses his career, the NCAA tournament and changes in college athletics. (UNC.edu)

Roy Williams: "We have no allegations against men's basketball"

Roy Williams is heading into the Final Four with a touch of laryngitis, a sinus infection, a head cold and a cut hand from his scissors incident on Sunday night. Along with all of that, the UNC coach knows he will be asked in Houston about the NCAA's investigation into the academic scandal that occurred at UNC. "We have no allegations against men's basketball," Williams said Wednesday on Mike & Mike. (Zag's Blog)

UNC, Syracuse, and the 800 lb. NCAA Gorilla

Both Syracuse and UNC had troubles with the NCAA. Syracuse has paid its price, while the Tar Heels have not yet had their judgment passed, though they have also paid a price. The takes will be hot over the next six days but none of this should take away from what the Orange and Tar Heels have accomplished. If only that were allowed to be the case. (Tar Heel Blog)

Mark Emmert says investigation into North Carolina academic fraud nears end

The NCAA’s investigation into academic fraud that occurred in the North Carolina athletics program is drawing to a close, according to NCAA President Mark Emmert. “Sometime in the relatively near future we’ll move toward a resolution,’’ Emmert told USA TODAY Sports, adding that he did not have a specific deadline. (USA Today)

UNC Board of Governors Penalizes UNC-Chapel Hill Over Out-of-State Admissions

One item on the UNC Board of Governors meeting agenda last Friday sparked a 30 minute debate and led to a $1 million penalty for the system’s flagship university. The debate generated from a recommendation of the board’s Committee on Budget and Finance calling for an exception to be granted over UNC – Chapel Hill exceeding the cap on out-of-state freshman enrollees for the second consecutive year. (Chapelboro.com)

Renowned geneticist Terry Magnuson named UNC Vice Chancellor for Research

When Terry Magnuson walked onto the UNC-Chapel Hill campus in 2000, he knew he’d arrived at a unique environment for researchers. “My first day on campus is when I realized this is the place I want to be,” Magnuson, the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor and founding chair of the Department of Genetics at Carolina, said. (UNC.edu)

Bethel: Letter From Wainstein Contradicts Report

UNC has been trying to protect the deans more than its championship banners. Although I am no fan of the NCAA, I believe they are conducting a more objective investigation into the paper classes than Kenneth Wainstein did. That is why I expect their final ruling will not be as damning as critics hope. (Coaching the Mind)

Dispelling the Ludicrous Conspiracy Theory About ADHD/LD Diagnoses at UNC

I am not going to waste much time on this blog entry, because the issue I'm addressing is nothing but a ludicrous conspiracy theory generated by the crazed ABC crowd. That crowd's new hero, BlueDevilicious (whose real name is Ted Tatos), has been obsessively tweeting highlighted portions of emails that are being released in an ongoing, massive document dump from UNC. (Coaching the Mind)

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