Jan Boxill Resigns

Jan Boxill has resigned from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, effective February 28th, 2015. Dr. Boxill, who had been implicated in an academic fraud scheme largely involving student athletes at the school, and whose appointment the university had initiated steps to terminate, had been a teaching professor in the department of philosophy, director of the university’s Parr Center for Ethics, chair of the faculty, and counselor to the UNC women’s basketball team. More details here and here.

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Eddy Nahmias
9 years ago

To get a sense of the personal costs imposed on some students by the UNC case (and big-time college sports in general), this story that Justin had in his Heap of Links should not be missed: http://www.courthousenews.com/2015/03/02/class-claims-unc-failed-student-athletes.htm