UNC Report Suggests More Oversight For Athlete's Tutors

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- A report from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill says the school should hire a full-time coordinator to oversee tutors working with student-athletes and also add full-time staffers to work with higher-need students.

The report is an overview of the school's academic support services to athletes as the offices move into the new Loudermilk Center at Kenan Stadium, though the NCAA investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct made the report "even more timely."

The report suggests the school should clearly define academic progress standards that are shared by coaches, players and school administrators. It also suggests that tutors consist more of graduate students, retired faculty or public school teachers instead of undergraduates.

An undergraduate tutor was linked to several violations in the NCAA's probe last fall.

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  • by Will on Sep 10, 2011 at 01:31 PM
    I guess you have forgotten about the stealing womans basketball player....the drunk/disorderly football players not to mention I believe one was cited for dwi or dui....and the dental dean for his questionable travel!! Sounds like you got some criminals and cheaters yourself!! The school from the east has got their own problems too!! Wow!!
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      by Oh, the hypocrisy! on Sep 11, 2011 at 09:27 AM in reply to Will
      Will: Keep digging! You, in your baby-blue blind hypocritical zeal, fail to acknowledge a few irrefutable points: 1. Yes, all university athletics programs have individual players that run afoul of the law. Obviously. If you think UNC-Cheat is immune from this, you are in denial. Use Google, if you don't belive me. Google is your friend. 2. Yes, the dental dean was an arrogant crook. Again, universities have fools that bilk the system and misappropriate money. If you think UNC-CHeat is immune from this... Google is your freind. 3. The UNC-CHeat scandal involves INSTITUTIONAL complicity about CHeating involving MANY people. This is why the NCAA will drop the hammer. All for a Tire Bowl or two, was it worth it? LOL! 4. This is where you are REALLY blind and have ignored this point in EVERY post you make... UNC-CHeat has portrayed itself as the epitome of academic and athletic honor and ethics for decades. The CHeaters have scolded others for not meeting THEIR standards. Now, we know that all along, UNC-CHeat has been scamming the athletic system and violating rules. This makes them and you hypocritical. The Baby Blue Emperor has no clothes. The "Carolina Way" is a fraud. NOW, do you get it? You may want to quit now, but if you want to continue to dig and proffer silly logic, specious reasoning, and hypocrisy, have at it...
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      by Sam on Sep 12, 2011 at 06:11 AM in reply to Will
      HEY WILL That dental dean you are talking about got his education from UNC-Chapel Hill. Basically you are only calling out your school again boy. UNC-Chapel Hill has always taught corruption, especially in their law school. That's why the state of NC is in a lot of financial turmoil cause there are crooks and idiots who come from their law school that doesn't know what the hell is really needed for this state. YOU have NO ROOM to talk about other schools having such problems.
  • by Will on Sep 10, 2011 at 05:55 AM
    you people have nothn else better to do....theres other things goin on in this country we need to worry about instead of bashing a school.......typical fans of the school from the east!!!!! @Bud i think i team full of blind squirrels could win that WEAK conf usa championship EVERY year!!!! and to using the players to get to 500 in conference....some were never allowed back on team and the others werent back on team till the end of the year....the team from the east wouldnt do no better in the acc than this team being bashed!
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      by Oh, the hypocrisy! on Sep 10, 2011 at 08:48 AM in reply to Will
      Will: you write: "you people have nothn else better to do". Yet, YOU continue to respond? Hypocrisy #1. After UNC-CHeat has b een slinging mud (like you do here about "the school from the east". Hypocrisy #2) and acting inferior for decades, you cry foul when the shoe is on the other foot and reciprocate in the same fashion that you compalin of. Hypocrisy #3. Will, have you met your great, great, great, etc. Grecian Grandfather- Hippocrates? If you can't stand the heat pal, you may want to stay out of the kitchen when the goat is roasting! This is nothing like the roasting that the NCAA is going to put on you CHeaters!
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      by Sam on Sep 12, 2011 at 06:13 AM in reply to Will
      HEY WILL You have NO ROOM TO TALK about a school that has way more integrity than what UNC-Chapel Hill could ever dream of having. Why is it this state is in such a financial crisis. You can thank the politicians that come from your beloved law school for that one.
  • by Earl on Sep 9, 2011 at 06:23 AM
    Before all the Pirate nation jumps on the kick UNC bandwagon and rants about academic integrity, remember two words -- Chris Johnson.
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      by Anonymous on Sep 9, 2011 at 07:39 AM in reply to Earl
      What about him? you mean two words "the man". Actually had a class with him, not saying I would ever cheat of of him during a test but he was in class.
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      by Sam on Sep 12, 2011 at 06:15 AM in reply to Earl
      What kind of proof do you have that Chris Johnson cheated? Just cause he does not speak that great does not mean he couldn't do his own work.
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      by Name on Sep 13, 2011 at 05:03 AM in reply to Earl
      Earl, I have two words or a name for you - Rasheed Wallace. I'm guessing he narrowed his choices down to MIT, Harvard, and UNC.
  • by Fred Location: NC on Sep 9, 2011 at 05:26 AM
    Some one also needs to oversee some of the faculty members.
  • by Will on Sep 9, 2011 at 03:40 AM
    This stuff goes on everywhere!!! Some get caught some don't! The some that don't get caught will eventually get caught!! How about Miami,LSU,Ohio St and USC to name a few!! Nobodys perfect!! I think some people here in the east are feeding off of the UNC stuff cause they "MAY" be some jealousy of UNC just because they have been more sucessful in athletics than the one school here in the east! I like both schools but just drop it!! What's done is done!! The school here in the east isn't perfect either!!
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      by Oh, the hypocrisy! on Sep 9, 2011 at 05:51 AM in reply to Will
      After DECADES and decades of UNC-CHeat looking down their big baby blue noses and preaching to everyone else how they do it "the right way", "the Carolina way", about how they are different and superior to everyone else, now you UNC-CHeater backers want to claim as a sorry/pathetic excuse that this goes on "everywhere"?!! Give us ALL a break! The hypocrisy of the crowd in baby-blue is incredible? Have you NO shame?!! This is the reason that you are being talked about not just here in ENC, but nationally. You have set yourself up as the angelic standard bearers of athletic and academic honor for 50 years, and now we find out that this multi-pronged scandal reeks to high-heaven and the NCAA is going to throw the book at you, yet you STIll make excuses! No, your stuff stinks, please keep the stench off of the rest of us and get off your high horses because your shenanigans are out there rotting in the sun for all to see. Deal with it, and ps: it is still FAR from over!
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        by Bud on Sep 9, 2011 at 07:44 AM in reply to Oh, the hypocrisy!
        Here here! Well said sir! First they shout "Jealous Jealous!" even though they've never won a National Championship and haven't even won the ACC in 30 years. Then when a scandal comes out they try and pretend everybody is guilty, not just UNC. You know what though? All those other cheater programs like USC, Ohio State and Miami have WON CHAMPIONSHIPS with or without cheating, but UNC had to cheat just to get to .500 in the ACC and the Flat Tire Bowl! They say cheaters never win but daggum UNC, y'all are taking that phrase too literally! I mean 30 years of insignificance in the Always Cheating Conference? They say even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while but evidently UNC isn't even anywhere near the tree!
  • by Anonymous on Sep 9, 2011 at 02:17 AM
    I feel for the athletes who are smart, who do work hard for their education. UNC basketballs Harrison Barnes for one. A honor student. I know of several more. People have this idea that athletes are just stupid (and I admit some of them are!) My Child went to UNC and of course we are hugh UNC sports fans, but the education you get from UNC is what makes this a great university.
  • by Welp. on Sep 8, 2011 at 08:57 PM
    Wouldn't it just easier if they quit focusing so much on Athletics and more on their Education? Just a novel idea. They ARE at University.
  • by Jeff Location: Greenville on Sep 8, 2011 at 08:08 PM
    The "Carolina Way" hahahaha what a joke
  • by Dave Location: Greenville on Sep 8, 2011 at 06:15 PM
    Funny they couldn't come up with this idea a year ago when the tutor was doing all the athletes work. This is the worst black eye for any university ever in this state. They should get max, what an embrassment. UNC tried to cover it up, but got caught, God is good!
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      by Anonymous on Sep 8, 2011 at 06:36 PM in reply to Dave
      So you think they shouldnt take measures to correct the things that caused this mess? They are suggesting things that most schools dont do. You act as if all schools already do this except for UNC. Worst black eye? Remember point shaving? You are the only one who thinks it was a cover-up and God had nothing to do with it. It was a small group of dishonest jerks, not the masses as you always imply. Keep blowing off your steam which is totally based on your jealousy of UNC, we dont care. There are many more of us than you. Count the UNC stickers you see tomorrow.
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        by Moderators Nightmare on Sep 8, 2011 at 09:08 PM in reply to
        Jealous of what? The greedy trash that has always run the place? The same place that didn't want ENC to have a decent hospital? You mean the stickers from the walmart fans you have? Thanks, but no thanks!
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          by Anonymous on Sep 9, 2011 at 05:39 AM in reply to Moderators Nightmare
          Haha yea Dave if you see those stickers ask them to name 3 starters on the team
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        by Anonymous on Sep 9, 2011 at 02:09 AM in reply to
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        by Sam on Sep 12, 2011 at 07:06 AM in reply to
        Why would us Pirate fans, the N.C. State fans, or the Duke fans be jealous of your school that's ran by a bunch of scumbags? UNC Chapel Hill is the reason why this state is in such a chaotic state financially. They think they are the greatest by academic standards but yet cover things up cause they put some pea brained idiot on scholarship, and then basically give him a degree. Wow the hypocrisy that UNC fans have, and most of them only fell on the basketball bandwagon cause MICHAEL JORDAN went there. Down here at the beach, we have way more ECU fans than UNC fans, or fans of any other school in the ACC. There are more Va Tech fans and UVA fans here than there are UNC, Duke, or N.C. State fans. If you really beleive an ECU fan is jealous, then you must also beleive that Nebraska has ocean front property as well.
  • by j on Sep 8, 2011 at 05:54 PM
    Check ECU out too... I am sure it's everywhere it's about MONEY not eduction
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      by Wolf on Sep 8, 2011 at 08:46 PM in reply to j
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        by m on Sep 9, 2011 at 01:23 AM in reply to Wolf
        To the average student where is the real value in college football, other than MONEY. Whatever happened to education. It appears that UNC and other systems are too into the football, letting tutors help. Please, we need leaders, innovators, scientist not more football players. Get them off campus, let them be semi pro and get back to fundamentals, school needs to be about school. If I want to cheer about something I'll watch the NFL, even that has become too much about money and not sporting.
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      by Sam on Sep 12, 2011 at 07:09 AM in reply to j
      I can tell you, when a football player signs that letter of intent to be a pirate, Ruffin McNeill, and Terry Holland will make sure the football player goes to class on a regular basis and will keep their grades up from doing their own work. If they get caught cheating like the baseball players did, then they will be automatically kicked off the team with no exceptions. East Carolina is a university who does not tolerate cheating from any of their guys and handles situations with the highest level of integrity.
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