Part 1: Who taught the class?

Newly released correspondence reflects a mindset at UNC-Chapel Hill that doubted or disputed information pointing to the athletic roots of a scheme of bogus classes.

Julius Peppers

Part 2: Refusing to believe

UNC system President Tom Ross was irked by The N&O’s story about the unidentified transcript, telling a board of governors member it contained nothing new.

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Part 3: 'Has Burley said this?'

Burley Mitchell’s comments, and his push for a full investigation of the bogus classes, heightened the tension between the Raleigh lawyer and his colleagues on the board of governors.

Part 4: A prosecutor shows the way

District Attorney Jim Woodall’s investigation leads to cooperation from a key witness, resulting in a deeper investigation at UNC.