Topics: UNC Athletics and Student Athletes
Timothy Gallimore, assistant vice president for academic planning and state authorization, discussed the possibility of North Carolina joining the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements program.
Only two faculty members attended the Faculty Athletics Committee’s listening session Wednesday, but the committee still led a discussion about the potential impact of student-athletes refusing to play as a form of protest.
In a meeting Friday, the Faculty Council voted not to pass a resolution that would eliminate the admission of athletes who are projected to have a first semester grade point average lower than 2.3.
In a meeting on Tuesday, the Faculty Athletics Committee expressed concern about finding ways for student-athletes to manage their time.
TO THE EDITOR:
We all know the hyphenate “student-athlete” with its blissfully wistful connotations of young men and women who spend their days listening to lectures or poring over books and then, in their spare time, engaging in various sports in the name of the university they attend.
The Faculty Athletics Committee discussed student-athlete admissions in a joint meeting with the Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Admissions Tuesday afternoon.
Student-athletes cannot wager on sports — a rule the NCAA takes seriously.
After a former University of California-Los Angeles basketball player brought a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, an appellate court has new answers regarding student-athlete’s compensation.
The Faculty Athletics Committee has voiced dissent against a resolution proposed by the Faculty Council to create an ad hoc committee that would investigate how the changing climate of college athletics around the nation affects UNC.
A recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board effectively says student-athletes at private universities cannot unionize.
University of North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham announced Thursday that the University has hired Nicki Moore, who has spent the past 11 years at the University of Oklahoma, as a senior associate director of athletics.
Members of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association have been talking about an honor for the late UNC men's basketball coach Dean Smith since the Final Four at the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament in April.
An N.C. General Assembly bill that would have required most of the state’s universities to pay student-athletes failed to pass a House of Representatives committee on Tuesday.
Faculty Executive Committee members discussed new specialized education proposals for UNC athletes when they met Monday.
After the Wainstein report was released in October, the University introduced several initiatives to address the wrongdoings it revealed.
The NCAA and the University filed a motion Monday to dismiss the lawsuit filed against them in January by two former UNC athletes.
To Richard Southall, the academic scandal at UNC is a reflection of what happens when student-athletes are not compensated.
Jan Boxill, the former faculty chairwoman and ethics professor, resigned from the University after the Wainstein report showed that Boxill used her role as the academic counselor for the women’s basketball team to perpetuate the paper classes scandal.
In a letter to Provost Jim Dean dated Feb.
The Faculty Athletics Committee spent half of its Tuesday meeting in closed session, as the members discussed specific student-athletes’ cases.
Accusations of academic fraud have reached a graduate program.