North Carolina

July 1, 2014

Willingham, whistleblower in UNC academic case, says she has sued the school

Former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill adviser Mary Willingham, the whistleblower who claimed some student athletes were functionally illiterate, has filed a civil suit against the school, ABC11 learned Tuesday.

Former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill learning specialist Mary Willingham, the whistleblower who claimed some UNC student athletes were functionally illiterate, has filed a civil suit against the school, ABC11 has learned.

Her suit was filed late Monday, she said, just after the NCAA informed UNC that it was reopening its investigation of allegations of academic misconduct at the university.

Read the full story on abc11.com.

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