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UNC AD Bubba Cunningham -- Key quotesNorth Carolina responded to the NCAA's Amended Notice of Allegations on Tuesday afternoon. In the response the University disagree with many of the NCAA's charges including the allegation that UNC had demonstrated an institution lack of control. UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham addressed and took questions from the media in a teleconference on Tuesday. (Carolina Blue)
UNC skips self-imposed penalties in response to NCAA chargesUNC is challenging the NCAA's jurisdiction to pursue charges in the school's long-running academic fraud scandal and is holding off on self-imposed penalties. The school on Tuesday publicly released its response to five potentially top-level NCAA charges, but it argued that its accreditation agency — not the NCAA — was the proper authority to handle such a matter. (Associated Press)
North Carolina disputes NCAA's amended notice of allegationsUNC disputes three allegations made by the NCAA enforcement staff in regard to its athletic and academic scandal, saying in a response released Tuesday that two do not meet the level of severity alleged by the NCAA and the third – alleging a lack of institutional control over a rogue academic department – does not fall within the NCAA’s bylaws or jurisdiction. (USA Today)
UNC Disputing Basis for NCAA AllegationsUNC has challenged the legitimacy of the NCAA’s Amended Notice of Allegations in its response released on Tuesday, claiming the document does not conform to the NCAA’s constitution and bylaws. The institution challenged three Level I NCAA allegations, including its most serious charge of lack of institutional control. (Inside Carolina)
UNC-Chapel Hill posts response to NCAA’s amended notice of allegationsUNC has released its response to the NCAA’s amended notice of allegations resulting from a joint investigation of past academic irregularities. “We carefully considered the appropriate University response based upon a thorough analysis of the NCAA’s Constitution and bylaws and all involved parties’ mutual desire to adhere to these important standards,” Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham said. (UNC.edu)
UNC to release response to NCAA's amended notice of allegations TuesdayNorth Carolina plans to publicly post its response to the NCAA's amended notice of allegations Tuesday, a day after the school’s deadline to submit the response. The delay in releasing the response, UNC announced previously, would occur so the school could review the document, redact names and protect privacy rights. (Fayetteville Observer)
UNC has endless possibilities with new ACC NetworkThe ACC is finally catching up to the SEC, BIG10, and PAC 12, and forming its own television network....The full version is still three years away, and in the meantime, the ACC and ESPN are going to partner up with digital/mobile-specific options revolving around their Watch ESPN app and ESPN3. (Tar Heel Blog)
NCAA COI Hearing Up Next for UNCThe University of North Carolina is on track for a NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions hearing in October following Friday’s announcement that the school will respond to the NCAA’s amended notice of allegations on Aug. 1. Monday marked the close of the 90-day deadline for UNC’s response after receiving the amended notice on Apr. 25. (Inside Carolina)
UNC to respond to NCAA allegations Aug. 1, release public copy the next dayThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says it will respond to the NCAA's amended notice of allegations on Aug. 1. A public copy will be released the following day on the Carolina Commitment website, the school said in a news release. UNC and other parties involved in the release requested a one-week change to its release date this week. (WRAL Sports Fan)
Video: Bubba Cunningham Q&A with Jones Angell on newly announced ACC NetworkNorth Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham discusses the positives for UNC from the newly announced ACC Network.
ACC Follows ESPN into Network EraThe ACC, in partnership with longtime television rights partner ESPN, announced on Thursday a new media agreement and the launch of the ACC Network by 2019 with the channel’s digital component, ACC Network Extra, debuting next month. The agreement, which was revealed at the league’s annual media event, extends the current contract through the 2035-36 season. (Inside Carolina)
Video: ACC Network In 2019 Announced By Conference, ESPNThe ACC Network to launch in 2019 is announced by Commissioner John Swofford at the 2016 ACC Kickoff in Charlotte. Listen as Commissioner Swofford shares the details of the monumental agreement.
ACC Network Set to Launch in 2019ESPN and the ACC will launch the ACC Network – a comprehensive linear and digital network, it was announced today by ACC Commissioner John Swofford and ESPN President John Skipper at the conference’s annual Football Kickoff media event in Charlotte. The 20-year partnership also extends the conference’s existing rights agreement with ESPN to 2036. (ESPN.com)
University Statement on the Employee Forum ‘Microaggression’ blog postLast Thursday, the UNC-Chapel Hill Employee Forum posted an opinion blog on its website on the topic of microaggressions. Those opinions were wrongly reported as University policy and/or guidelines; they are not. The blog does not represent University policy nor was it intended to be an official or unofficial guidebook as it has been widely reported in social media. (UNC.edu)
Shirley Ort, creator of the Carolina Covenant, ready to write next chapterA few days ago, Brian Hogan ambled into Shirley Ort’s office and spotted a replica of the Magna Carta on the nearly empty bookcase in her Pettigrew Hall office.
Without missing a beat, Hogan deadpanned, “Shirley, I knew you were old, but I didn’t know you were that old.” (University Gazette)