UNC Scandal

UNC Scandal

UNC academic scandal explained

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is in the midst of an NCAA investigation into a system of fake classes taken by thousands of students, roughly half of them athletes, that spanned three decades. As the university awaits its punishment, the News and Observer explains how the 'public ivy' got here.

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Jay Smith, UNC-Chapel Hill history professor and outspoken critic of how UNC has handled the academic-athletic scandal

VIDEO: Smith talks about the effectiveness of dozens of reforms UNC has introduced in the wake of the scandal and his reform group's unsuccessful efforts to obtain data from UNC officials to track the academics of special-admit athletes.
Jay Smith, UNC-Chapel Hill history professor and outspoken critic of how UNC has handled the academic-athletic scandal 7:18

Jay Smith, UNC-Chapel Hill history professor and outspoken critic of how UNC has handled the academic-athletic scandal

Bissette: 'After Wainstein, I didn't know what else we could possibly do' 1:22

Bissette: 'After Wainstein, I didn't know what else we could possibly do'

Mitchell: 'They didn't know how to investigate' 1:34

Mitchell: 'They didn't know how to investigate'

Thorp says UNC will put academic standards in place that will be 'national news' 4:02

Thorp says UNC will put academic standards in place that will be 'national news'