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Under a sliding scale of minimum admissions requirements, students with lower than an 800 on the SAT but higher-than-minimum GPAs could be admitted.
As Carol Folt arrived from the Ivy League, a cloud hung over UNC-Chapel Hill: The crisis that had enveloped academics and athletics for three years still carried unanswered questions – how did the bogus classes for athletes start, and why?

The N.C. Student Power Union said students and university workers will gather at the Belk Tower for a speakout and “possibly further action.”

The latest investigation into a long-running academic scandal laid bare the stresses of trying to compete in revenue-producing sports while maintaining the academic standards of the nation’s oldest public university, which has for decades taken pride in winning “the Carolina Way.”

In a session with several hundred faculty, staff and students in an auditorium at the UNC Genome Center, Chancellor Carol Folt and several other key administrators talked about reforms – those adopted since 2010, when the athletics scandal broke, and others to be developed.

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