Blog Report: Admissions officer pressured to admit UNC athletes

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Report: Admissions officer pressured to admit UNC athletes

A former admissions director at the University of North Carolina said she felt pressured into admitting student-athletes who she felt were not academically qualified to attend the school, according to a report in the Raleigh News & Observer.

Former graduate school admissions director Cheryl Thomas told the News & Observer that roughly once per year, the school’s athletic department would ask her to “find a place” for a prospective athlete.

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