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  • UNC academic scandal explained

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was extensively investigated by the NCAA for a system of fake classes taken by thousands of students, roughly half of them athletes, that spanned three decades.

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UNC-Chapel Hill escaped punishment from the NCAA for the paper class scandal, and the university’s accrediting organization has reviewed the NCAA report. The accreditor said Monday it would take no further action.

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UNC-Chapel Hill escaped NCAA sanctions, in one of the longest-running academic scandals in college sports history, in large part by refusing to identify as fraudulent 18 years of classes that had no instruction and were graded by a secretary

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UNC students express relief in NCAA ruling on academic scandal

Students passing through the center of campus, the pit, shared their opinions about the report released Friday by the NCAA Committee on Infractions that did not sanction the institution with any penalties for a long-running scheme of bogus African Studies courses, ones that UNC’s accrediting agency found lacked integrity.

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Former UNC runner writes about frustrations with university’s handling of academic scandal

Victoria Jackson, a distance runner on North Carolina’s track and field team from 2000-04, wrote on her blog, victoriajackson.com on Thursday, about the UNC academic scandal and the school’s response to the latest NCAA notice of allegations. Jackson writes about her frustration with the way the university has handled the case, how UNC basketball coach Roy Williams has responded to Rashad McCants, a former player who has been outspoken about the scandal, and the lack of knowledge on campus about bogus African Studies classes that athletes relied on during her time at UNC.

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Reaction from NC State’s campus to the NCAA ruling in Chapel Hill

Students and visitors to the NC State campus on Friday, October 13, 2017 react to the lack of punishment handed down by the NCAA in its final ruling on the academic scandal investigation at the University of North Carolina.
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