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In Fake Classes Scandal, UNC Fails Its Athletes—and Whistle-Blower

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Acting as an unnamed source, Mary Willingham had been feeding information since 2011 about academic fraud to a reporter with the News & Observer in Raleigh. The coverage had put UNC on the defensive. But rather than seriously investigate the connection between sports and classroom corruption, top university administrators used vague committee reports to obfuscate the issue. (Business Week)

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