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UNC Coach Roy Williams said on Friday that he didn't know the details of the paper classes – that Deborah Crowder and former AFAM chairman Julius Nyang'oro were running a “shadow curriculum,” as Kenneth Wainstein described it. And if he had been suspicious, Williams said, it would have been difficult to act on it.
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.”

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