UNC-Chapel Hill faculty leaders asked Chancellor Carol Folt and Provost Bob Blouin to affirm their commitment to academic freedom. The two did so, but said the outcome of a grievance about a sports history class where the administration and the faculty disagree.
North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham said Thursday morning the reason the school self-reported an NCAA violation was because it found that football players were selling shoes. That is against NCAA rules.
The escalating trade war between the U.S. and its major trade partners has prompted N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper to ask President Donald Trump to dial back U.S. tariffs. N.C. farmers, manufacturers are being harmed, Cooper says.