UNC-Chapel Hill has responded to a request by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) for information about the University’s compliance with accreditation standards. The University is accredited and in good standing with SACSCOC.
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a verbal notice of inquiry from the NCAA that it will reopen its 2011 examination of academic irregularities. The NCAA has determined that additional people with information and others who were previously uncooperative might now be willing to speak with the enforcement staff.
Kenneth Wainstein, a former federal prosecuter retained in February by University of North Carolina President Tom Ross and UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt, addressed UNC’s Board of Governors and UNC-Chapel Hill’s Board of Trustees on June 20 regarding his ongoing independent investigation into irregular courses. The following is a transcript of the statements from Wainstein, who is a partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.
Kenneth Wainstein, a former federal prosecutor retained in February by University of North Carolina President Tom Ross and UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt, addressed UNC’s Board of Governors and UNC-Chapel Hill’s Board of Trustees on June 20 regarding his ongoing independent investigation into irregular courses. Wainstein, a partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, released this statement through cadwalader.com.
The News & Observer’s May 22 editorial “FERPA law too often hides what public should know” neglected to mention several important points, writes Joel Curran, Vice Chancellor for Communications and Public Affairs.
As part of an annual report about undergraduate admissions to the Faculty Council on April 25, 2014, Stephen Farmer, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Undergraduate Admissions, provided a new report that focuses on the admission of first-year student-athletes.
Hunter Rawlings, president of the Association of American Universities (AAU), chaired the panel of distinguished national leaders in higher education and athletics; it made recommendations about the role of athletics in campus life.
The committee was appointed to examine all relevant aspects of the University’s intercollegiate athletics program, report to the faculty any variances with the University’s purposes and standards of conduct, and make recommendations for action by the faculty and the administration.