UNC History department faculty member Harry Watson, left, makes his views known about finding an alternate to the current Faculty Athletics Committee and their oversight/advisory powers Monday afternoon, November 10, 2014 during a meeting of the Executive Committee of the UNC Faculty at South Hall on the UNC-CH campus. Watson was one of four UNC faculty that signed a letter calling for a new athletics oversight body elected by the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences, which was in the spotlight of the recent Wainstein investigation of academics and athletics at UNC-CH.
UNC History department faculty member Harry Watson, left, makes his views known about finding an alternate to the current Faculty Athletics Committee and their oversight/advisory powers Monday afternoon, November 10, 2014 during a meeting of the Executive Committee of the UNC Faculty at South Hall on the UNC-CH campus. Watson was one of four UNC faculty that signed a letter calling for a new athletics oversight body elected by the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences, which was in the spotlight of the recent Wainstein investigation of academics and athletics at UNC-CH. hlynch@newsobserver.com
UNC History department faculty member Harry Watson, left, makes his views known about finding an alternate to the current Faculty Athletics Committee and their oversight/advisory powers Monday afternoon, November 10, 2014 during a meeting of the Executive Committee of the UNC Faculty at South Hall on the UNC-CH campus. Watson was one of four UNC faculty that signed a letter calling for a new athletics oversight body elected by the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences, which was in the spotlight of the recent Wainstein investigation of academics and athletics at UNC-CH. hlynch@newsobserver.com

UNC faculty wants more input, power over athletes’ academics

November 10, 2014 08:29 PM