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Student body president backs UNC data description
Student body President Christy Lambden is the latest representative of UNC to defend admissions standards there and blast a CNN report critical of the reading...

Video: Stephen Colbert Mocks North Carolina Tutor Scandal
Stephen Colbert opened the “Sport Report” segment of his eponymous show on Wednesday with a discussion on a recent CNN report documenting how a tutor...

Tutor's research approval rescinded
On Thursday, Mary Willingham received a letter from the UNC Office of Human Research Ethics saying that the data she had taken to CNN was...

UNC suspends Mary Willingham's research privileges
Mary Willingham – the UNC adviser who claims the UNC system is failing to help student-athletes receive an education – says the university has suspended...

Video: OTL Speaks With UNC AD Bubba Cunningham
ESPN's Andy Katz speaks with North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham about the accusations of academic improprieties that have brought the athletic department and administration...

UNC's data disputes CNN report
An analysis conducted by the University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions found that between 2004 and 2012, the same time period examined by CNN, UNC-Chapel Hill...

Michael McAdoo Says Tutors Steered Him To Fraudulent Classes
Former UNC football player Michael McAdoo is speaking out again and says tutors steered him to fraudulent classes at UNC. The News and Observer reports...

Chancellor Folt Sends Message To Carolina Community
Dear Carolina Community: I am writing today to provide my perspective on a topic that has been reported in the media recently, and more importantly,...

UNC whistleblower details academic disparities in brief
Calling the academic experience for athletes “separate and unequal,” learning specialist Mary Willingham said that a substantial number of the football and men’s basketball players...

Video: UNC Whistleblower Speaks
ESPN's Bob Ley speaks with Mary Willingham, the whistleblower whose research into academic improprieties has brought the athletic department and administration at UNC under fire...

Chancellor Carol Folt cited for speeding
UNC Chancellor Carol Folt was cited for speeding in Pittsboro on U.S. Highway 64 near Haw River at 3:54 a.m. on Jan. 1. Folt was...

Mary Willingham shares data with officials
Former athletic tutor Mary Willingham said she turned her data on athletes’ literacy levels over to UNC for what she says was the fourth time...

UNC Facing a Very Public Argument with Mary Willingham
The University of North Carolina is now arguing with one of their own employees through various media outlets over, among other things, whether a former...

Some UNC faculty call for more transparency
Everyone on campus seems to be looking to Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Jim Dean to guide UNC through the latest athletic debacle — even...

NCAA responds to literacy findings
Joining many top-tier UNC administrators, the NCAA has also called into question the statistics presented in a CNN report last week about the literacy levels...

Death threats and denial for woman who showed college athletes struggle to read
The death threats, Mary Willingham expected. More shocking is that UNC is now disavowing her research as a whistleblower -- research that showed between 8%...

Academic performance of athletes lags in state's university system
As scrutiny mounts about college sports enterprises, UNC system campuses show a mixed bag of success and embarrassment in the academic performance of athletes, according...

North Carolina responds to CNN report
"A Jan. 7 CNN story quoted a source who claimed that a former UNC basketball player was unable to read or write. We do not...

An educator's response to the CNN student-athlete literacy report
As an educator and UNC alumnus, I am trying to digest this blizzard of information as objectively as possible. A few red flags, some in...

The National Media Is Going to Dwell on UNC Academics for Awhile
If you're the type of person who doesn't particularly enjoy reading about the UNC academic scandal, 2014 has not been a particularly good year for...

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