Topics: UNC Athletics and Student Athletes
A week after the release of Kenneth Wainstein’s investigation report on the academic scandal, the members of the UNC Faculty Council assembled to discuss the resolution of the existing problems and try to path the way for the University’s future.
Emotions ran high in Carroll Hall Thursday night as a student panel led more than 100 people in a discussion of Kenneth Wainstein’s report.
Questions about student-athletes’ educations have dominated campus conversation in the aftermath of the Wainstein report, but one group has already been working to find solutions to these questions.
In the wake of UNC athletic scandals and the recent release of Kenneth Wainstein’s report, “Priceless Gem: An Athlete Story” not only captures many ongoing arguments about academics, but manages to give a spirited voice to the students feeling the repercussions.
The release of Kenneth Wainstein’s report on Wednesday marked the most recent contribution to a larger conversation about the student-athlete experience, and a performance tonight will attempt to bring to light the often unheard perspective of those athletes.
Roy Williams tried to answer the questions, but he couldn’t. A sigh, a long pause, the clicking of camera shutters filled the silence.
It was all a lie.
It’s the irony that hurts the most.
A sweeping investigation revealed the grim truth of what actually happened in the former Afro and African-American Studies department.
UNC-system scholarship athletes have denied the invitation to sign up.
Less than a month after four football players were sent to the student attorney general for being accused of assaulting redshirt freshman wide receiver Jackson Boyer during training camp, the Student-Athlete Academic Initiative Working Group reviewed the Department of Athletics’ procedures for interacting with the Honor Court.
The definition of free speech is the crux of a recent lawsuit involving UNC and a fan of UNC athletics.
Last year, UNC softball players were not allowed to post any of their photos from Halloween on Franklin Street to Facebook — at least, not without a coach’s permission.
During the first Faculty Council meeting of the academic year, the Faculty Athletics Committee presented its annual report, opening up discussion about the student-athlete graduation rate and the record number of UNC student-athletes on the ACC Honor Roll.
Cunningham updated the Faculty Athletics Committee on important litigation and changes to the governance of college athletics in the committee’s first meeting of the academic year.
Student Attorney General Raquel Dominguez will determine whether an investigation will continue in the case regarding the alleged assault of UNC redshirt freshman wide receiver Jackson Boyer.
athlete-working-group-0912A rule that could allow student-athletes to miss up to one-fourth of their classes in a semester drew discussion from members of the Student-Athlete Academic Initiative Working Group Thursday.
Jay Bilas, an ESPN college basketball analyst, isn’t shy to admit he profits from student-athletes — but he said that doesn’t make him ignore their exploitation by the NCAA and the universities they represent.
More than two weeks after four football players were suspended for violating a team policy when they were accused of assaulting a redshirt freshman on the team, the Department of Public Safety has acknowledged the incident might have occurred.
A former usher accused of harassing University employees is still banned from all UNC athletic facilities and events, the N.C. Court of Appeals announced Tuesday.