UNC-Chapel Hill removed from academic probation

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CHAPEL HILL, NC (WTVD) — Chancellor Carol Folt announced in a video Thursday that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been removed from academic probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS).

The school had been on probation for a year after SACS cited the university for 7 out of 18 compliance violations including integrity, comprehensive standards, control of athletics, program content, academic support system, and academic freedom.

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The punishment came in the wake of the now-infamous Wainstein Report. The report, commissioned by UNC, detailed so-called “paper classes” for athletes going back two decades.

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