A UNC Student Got an A- for a 146-Word Plagiarized Essay




There’s slacking off in school, and then there’s this.

What was until now a murky athletic and academic scandal at the University of North Carolina became a lot clearer this week, when apparently the most damning (and viral) piece of evidence yet hit the web

In an interview with ESPN that went live Tuesday, former academic specialist Mary Willingham produced what she says was a final essay assignment for a bogus class an athlete took at the school. The essay about civil rights legend Rosa Parks, written by an unidentified athlete, was 146 words. Willingham says it received an A-minus. Read more…

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