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Mary Willingham’s data offers limited view
For months, the national media has had a field day with the claims made by Mary Willingham that 60 percent of UNC’s athletes read below...

Can UNC Expect a Return Visit From the NCAA?
The latest Kane Klassic raises the hopes of ABCers everywhere that information from Deborah Crowder may bring the NCAA back to campus. But history and...

What Is Missing from Paper Class Inc.?
No one can doubt any longer that the Paper Class Inc. campaign is scarce on academic discourse, transparency, and professional ethics. Considering Mary Willingham’s dishonesty...

How is UNC’s brand doing after years of scandal?
Robert Morse, director of data research at U.S. News and World Report, said he does not think the recent scandals have affected North Carolina’s undergraduate...

Mary Willingham's Response to UNC’s Independent Evaluation of Research
To avoid technical discussion and to get right to the heart of the matter, I will simply say that the three outside experts who conducted...

UNC investigator meets with Mary Willingham
The reading specialist who questioned the literacy level of athletes who were admitted to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has met with...

Video: Bubba Cunningham - UNC Athletics Update
Jones Angell and North Carolina Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham sit down to discuss current topics within the UNC Athletics Department...

North Carolina academic scandal grossly exaggerated
Mary Willingham, a learning specialist at UNC, researched the reading levels of Tar Heel football and basketball players and claimed to CNN that she found...

How One Woman’s Inflated Statistics and Embellished Recollections Made Her Famous
With her statistics disproven and her experience called into question, Mary Willingham has no more support for her invectives against UNC. She has spoken of...

Breaking Down the Independent Review of Mary Willingham's Data
UNC has released the findings from a review of Mary Willingham's data and claim regarding student-athlete reading levels at the school. The review, which was...

Experts refute claims by Mary Willingham; she rips their report
Three experts hired by UNC to investigate claims of low literacy levels for Tar Heel athletes found no evidence to support those claims, UNC announced...

Outside experts find data set doesn’t support claims about reading levels of student-athletes
Outside experts found no evidence to support public claims about widespread low literacy levels of a group of first-year University of North Carolina at Chapel...

Bucky Brooks: I'm A Tar Heel
I’m a Tar Heel. I’m a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. I’m also an African-American athlete who earned five letters with...

We Have Our Own Party: Declining Paper Class Inc.’s Invitation
In his response to my essay, Jay Smith extended a spurious invitation to “climb on board the reform bandwagon.” A bandwagon that is going somewhere...

Chansky: Irresponsible Motives
What are Mary Willingham’s real motives these days? Is she so deep into it now that she has to keep justifying her original actions, which...

Rosa Parks, Mary Willingham, and UNC Football
I have assembled you all here today to finally, and officially, address my Rosa Parks essay that has underwent such wicked scrutiny from media outlets...

UNC Launches New Website Focusing on Reforms and Transparency
UNC is committed to accountability, transparency and action. Through this site, we will provide updates on our ongoing progress and the findings of the current...

Mary Willingham Goes After 2005 NCAA Title Team
Whistleblower extraordinaire Mary Willingham went honey badger on Monday with the following tweet: "'05' UNC basketball champs starting 5 +1 took a combined 69 paper...

Student-athlete reform talks continue
Two UNC committees working on athletic reform met separately Tuesday to discuss and consider both University-level changes and potential reform to the NCAA. To highlight...

UNC fake class scandal and NCAA's response wind their way to Washington
A U.S. congressman is questioning whether the NCAA failed to hold the University of North Carolina accountable during a 2012 academic fraud investigation and is...

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