An academic-fraud scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been a black mark on the elite public institution’s reputation for years. But on Friday, the NCAA announced that it could not conclude that academic fraud had actually occurred, bringing the scandal a step closer to conclusion. Catch up on key moments in the UNC case with this collection of Chronicle articles.
The NCAA’s decision not to penalize the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill showed that no one in higher education is responsible for policing fraud of that scope.
Mary C. Willingham spoke with The Chronicle about how Chapel Hill's academic scandal highlighted larger problems in big-time college sports.
A welter of allegations against athletes have sparked several investigations and calls for swifter, stricter action by the NCAA. Here's why that's unlikely.