Topics: UNC Athletics and Student Athletes
All three student body president candidates this year — Houston Summers, Kathryn Walker and David Marsh — said they want to see more connection between different sectors of UNC’s community, but they have different strategies for obtaining that goal.
Nearly 100 days have passed since the release of the Wainstein report, and UNC still appears far from reaching the closure that it seeks.
New NCAA legislation that allows universities to pay athletes for the full cost of college attendance was met with positive reactions from the Student-Athlete Academic Initiative Working Group on Tuesday.
UNC was one of 65 schools that voted to pass legislation on Saturday to better financially support student-athletes across the country with an increased value of athletic scholarships.
Since the release of the Wainstein report, professor Tim McMillan’s students have said they’re disappointed with the findings and that he had to leave because of his involvement.
UNC retained the New York City-based law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom for help with the University’s “numerous pressing legal challenges.”
In a 223-page response on Monday, the University defended its integrity to its accrediting agency.
Former athletic learning specialist Mary Willingham has always said she filed her lawsuit against UNC for one reason — to get her job back.
After naming most of its objectives, the Student-Athlete Academic Initiative Working Group is considering handing over its responsibilities to the Faculty Athletics Committee and other committees.
Since the release of the Wainstein report in October, Student Body President Andrew Powell has watched student-athletes and the athletic department squirm under the national microscope.
Starting point guard Marcus Paige might be an amateur, but this month his signed jersey is going for about $270 on Ebay — nearly $195 more than what UNC Student Stores charges for his nameless, unsigned jersey’s replica.
Anson Dorrance’s new book looks like any other. A black and blue cover, spiral-bound like a notebook — it fits right in with the hundreds of other books piled up around his office.
For UNC student-athletes who have taken the pledge, it’s on them to end sexual assault and interpersonal violence.
The Wainstein report was not the new page Jan Boxill expected to turn, she once said.
UNC faculty want a place to voice their concerns directly when it comes to the role of athletics in the University, members of the Faculty Executive Committee said in their meeting Monday.
Student-athletes heard a refreshing message from an award-winning columnist on Thursday — go out and lead.
Sylvia Hatchell ran from questions about the Wainstein report as quickly as her players transitioned down the court in Carmichael Arena Wednesday.
North Carolina junior running back Romar Morris won’t play in the team’s Nov. 15 matchup with Pittsburgh after he was arrested and charged with driving while impaired early Sunday morning.
When Kenneth Wainstein crafted the final report on his investigation of two decades of academic impropriety, he made at least one thing clear — the University could have known.