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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...

CNN analysis: Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders
Early in her career as a learning specialist, Mary Willingham was in her office when a basketball player at UNC walked in looking for help...

UNC professor reportedly writing book about academic scandal at university
UNC history professor Jay Smith is writing a book about how "the business of sports undermines the mission of education," referring specifically to what has...

UNC Associate AD Creech Leaves for Maine Director of Athletics Job
UNC senior associate director of athletics Karlton Creech will be moving to Maine to accept the director of athletics position at the University of Maine...

UNC Asst. AD On Ticket Policies In Wake Of Student Frustration
The North Carolina men’s basketball game against Kentucky on Dec. 14 caused outrage among students waiting in line– many of whom were eventually turned away after...

Bubba Cunningham Q&A
Bubba Cunningham: “Obviously, you never want to be in this situation where a student-athlete isn’t able to participate. We’ve taken a long time to get...

Chansky: What Were They Thinking?
James Moeser says that, if he were still chancellor at the time, he would not have fired Butch Davis. And former Athletic Director Dick Baddour...

Carolina #1 academic value among public campuses for 13th time in a row
UNC-Chapel Hill ranks as the number one value in American public higher education for the 13th consecutive time, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. Since...

Cunningham: Why Bowls Matter
College football continues to grow nationally, and at UNC, we have some growth opportunities with that particular sport. Included in those opportunities is the chance...

Former UNC professor to plead not guilty to fraud
Julius Nyang’oro, former chairman of African and Afro-American studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, will plead not guilty to fraud and vigorously fight the accusations against him,...

Former UNC AFAM chairman indicted by grand jury
Former chairman of the UNC African and Afro-American Studies department Julius Nyang’oro has been indicted by a grand jury after a year-and-a-half-long State Bureau of...

Video: One-on-one with UNC AD Bubba Cunningham
WRAL-TV anchor Jeff Gravley sat down with UNC Athletics Director Bubba Cunningham Tuesday to talk about Dean Smith Center renovations, Sylvia Hatchell, P.J. Hairston and...

The Cost of a Scandal
Since June 2010, UNC has spent more than $5.03 million on three scandals - academic, athletic and sexual assault - that have afflicted the community...

'Bill Friday: In His Own Words’
For more than a half-century, William C. “Bill” Friday was the face of higher education in North Carolina. But a year after his death, it...

Email: no further NCAA violations in UNC probe
The NCAA tells UNC athletic officials that it is not considering additional charges connected to academic fraud in the university's African studies department. The school...

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