The University of North Carolina's top official says the Chapel Hill school is firing a professor who once led the faculty there for her role in the academic fraud scandal that's rocked the state's flagship public university.
An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout.
Finally, after putting a foreign teenager through two months of stressful uncertainty about her athletic and academic future, Kansas State made the correct move Tuesday and released Leticia Romero from her scholarship.
Chiney Ogwumike's skills and athleticism make her one of the faces of the college game this season. The curiosity and adventurousness that took her to Nigeria make her an ambassador for the game wherever she travels.
Bullied in high school for her mixed ethnicity, Lady Lions senior Gizelle Studevent decided to make a difference. Her Penn State Athletes Take Action initiative helps local middle school students deal with bullying.
Mississippi women's basketball coach Adrian Wiggins will "no longer serve as head coach" and is on administrative leave while an investigation continues over "impermissible recruiting contacts and academic misconduct" involving his staff.
North Carolina chancellor Holden Thorp, whose tenure has been marred by several athletics-related scandals over the past two years, will resign at the end of the 2012-13 academic year, the school announced Monday.