Full Transcript of Oct. 22 Press Conference

October 22, 2014

I’m Tom Ross, President of the University of North Carolina. And I want to begin by thanking each of you for being here today. I also want to thank you for your patience these past several months as we all waited for today to arrive.

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

October 20, 2014

Dear Carolina Community, I want to be the first to let you know that this Wednesday at 1 p.m., Kenneth Wainstein, a former federal prosecutor who we retained to investigate past academic irregularities at Carolina, will publicly release his report. At that event, UNC President Tom Ross and I will share our reactions to the report, our plans for responding, and also answer questions from the media.

Reforms In Action: My Academic Plan Initiative

April 28, 2014

The Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes’ new My Academic Plan initiative, launched in fall 2013, was developed with input from ASPSA’s academic counselors and student-athletes. It focuses on the development of weekly plans individually designed for student-athletes based on their preparedness, course selection and specific needs.

UNC Statement on Student-Athlete Reading Ability

January 16, 2014

Last week, CNN reported on reading skills of student-athletes at U.S. public universities including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The story used a CNN-defined threshold for student-athletes being “college-literate” based on results from SAT and ACT college entrance exam scores (400 on SAT Critical Reading or Writing; 16 on ACT).