Jan Boxill is refuting records that indicate she taught 160 independent study courses during an eight-year period at UNC.
Six months after an administrative assistant was positioned at the center of UNC’s academic scandal, the involvement of respected senior lecturer Jan Boxill remains in question.
If anyone should be happy about chancellors quitting after just years on the job, it’s William Funk.
Over the course of five years, UNC professor Feng Liu found four lost dogs on nightly walks with his wife and successfully returned them to their owners.
There were 213 requests to the University for public information in fiscal year 2009-10— such as emails, contracts and personnel records.
Sunshine Week kicked off Sunday to celebrate access to public information and open government.
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.
When joining a sorority, Gwen Gaylord found herself spending more time waitressing than she did with fellow members of Chi Omega.
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The Board of Trustees met Wednesday to talk everything from Gov. Pat McCrory’s proposed UNC system budget cuts to students’ efforts to rename Saunders Hall.
A current UNC reading specialist for student-athletes has weighed in on claims made by a person who formerly held a similar position, Mary Willingham. Bradley Bethel posted in his “Coaching the Mind” blog Monday night that he was appalled by the claims Willingham has repeatedly made, challenging her methodology, research ethics and the way she has represented UNC’s athletes.
We stand united for – 1. Black Americans, both enslaved and free, who built this university and who were also barred from its doors; 2.
How do athletes recruited by UNC show they have true “grit” — the character it would take to succeed in one of the nation’s top public universities?
The UNC Board of Trustees met Wednesday to discuss a variety of topics, including public affairs. But the board also talked about several other items. Transportation and Parking BOT member Don Curtis brought up the issue of high parking fees at UNC Hospitals, recently covered by the News and Observer. Parking at the hospital costs $8 per day without a discounted option for a five or 10-day pass, which Curtis said puts undue strain on patients’ families. “You’re talking about poor people coming to the hospital and we’re charging them huge parking fees,” Curtis said. Curtis pointed out that parking is free at Rex Hospital in Raleigh even though, he said, UNC Hospitals are more likely to serve disadvantaged patients. “We’re taking a black eye on this at a time when we don’t need any more black eyes,” he said.
President Barack Obama says he is a “sucker” for the Tar Heels, but some political observers speculate his choices for the NCAA tournament might be more political. Obama chose UNC to win this year’s tournament against favorite University of Kentucky. He also picked the Tar Heels in 2009 — the same year they won the tournament.
For the past four months, UNC-CH junior Abby Bouchon has been researching local organizations focused on helping women in rural parts of the state. And her work has paid off. Bouchon and four other students from the Research Triangle Park Area were recently granted fellowships that will pay for their travel costs — $2,500 per person — to a United Nations conference on March 1.
After camping out for three months, Occupy Charlotte has been asked to leave. On Monday, the Charlotte city council voted nearly unanimously to end the Occupy encampment, and was met with outrage from dozens of Occupiers.
Bank of America has decided against charging a fee for debit card users after many customers voiced concern and anger about the new policy. The fee would have charged customers $5 per month, except for select groups — including the military and student users, said Tony Allen, a spokesman for Bank of America.