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Saturday September 18th

Kenneth Wainstein


UNC accreditation under review

UNC will be reviewed again by its accrediting body after Kenneth Wainstein’s investigation revealed the extent of academic fraud to be greater than it appeared two years ago, said Belle Wheelan, president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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Get a better handle on the academic scandal

The Daily Tar Heel analyzed the report by independent investigator Kenneth Wainstein for the words that appear most frequently and crafted a guide to explain the report's major findings. The most common words appear larger in the correlating graphic. Wainstein's investigation revealed how a secretary in the former Department of African and Afro-American Studies created bogus classes to help athletes maintain eligibility. More than 3,000 UNC students took paper classes, according to the report.

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Courtesy of David Navalinsky. 

Review: ‘Priceless Gem’ rings relevant

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.

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Courtesy of David Navalinsky. 

Play draws on student-athlete experience

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.

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