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Message to campus community about progress of working groups

February 4, 2016

Dear Campus Community:

I am writing today to update you on the progress made by two very important working groups I commissioned after the release of the Wainstein Report in 2014. Both the Ethics and Integrity Working Group and the Policy and Procedures Working Group, created in May 2015, have either completed their work or have made substantial progress and are nearing completion.

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt on accreditation decision

June 11, 2015

Dear Carolina Community:

I am writing to inform you that our regional accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), has notified the University in a telephone call that our accreditation is being maintained and that a one-year period of probation will be imposed for Carolina in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of the many reforms instituted in recent years in response to the academic irregularities that ended in 2011.

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

November 7, 2014

Dear Carolina Community:

In the days since Mr. Wainstein’s report was released, I have seen and experienced many acts of character on our campus and beyond – from quiet moments of reflection to public discussions.

Message from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

June 10, 2014

Over the past few days, I have received many questions from members of our community in response to an ESPN story on claims – some new, some not – regarding academics and athletics at Carolina. It is clear that our community cares deeply about these issues, and I want to assure you that we are doing our best to resolve remaining questions. I also want to take this opportunity to reconfirm that we are going to respond to these questions at the right time, and to provide some perspective as to how Carolina is moving forward.

News & Observer Letter to the Editor from Chancellor Carol L. Folt

May 13, 2014

Regarding executive editor John Drescher’s May 3 column on why The News & Observer continues to cover past academic and athletic irregularities at UNC-Chapel Hill: The N&O has played an important role in uncovering these issues, and we agree the questions being asked need to be answered to fully understand what transpired at Carolina.

UNC must welcome scrutiny as opportunity, Folt says

January 23, 2014

Chancellor Carol L. Folt says it’s important for the University to make amends by fully acknowledging mistakes that led to athletic and academic scandals, mistakes that could have been avoided – and must be avoided in the future.

Chancellor Folt sends message to campus

January 16, 2014

I am writing today to provide my perspective on a topic that has been reported in the media recently, and more importantly, is of great concern to our community: what we are doing to ensure the integrity of our support for student-athletes and their success from admission to graduation.