Tar Heels in search of the easy A, beware. Starting this fall, UNC-Chapel Hill transcripts will provide a little truth in grading. From now on, transcripts for university graduates will contain a healthy dose of context.
More than a year ago, five women filed federal complaints against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for its handling and reporting of sexual assaults. Now, at long last and after formation of a 22-member task force, the university has responded in a good way.
Sophie Steiner had battled an aggressive germ cell cancer for almost a year – with charming pluck and a wizened emotional depth – when she looked searchingly at her mother and posed a tender, but probing question.
Several weeks ago, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign abruptly revoked a job offer to Steven G. Salaita in the wake of controversial Twitter posts by Mr. Salaita, a former professor of English at Virginia Tech, about Israel.
In late 2012, Arkansas hired Bret Bielema as its football coach, paying him a salary of $3.2 million a year, plus bonuses, making him one of the best-compensated coaches in his industry and his state’s highest-paid employee.