UNC African Studies professor steps down amidst football controversy

from www.charlotteobserver.com:

A UNC Chapel Hill department chairman at the center of questions regarding academic integrity within the university’s football program has resigned from the position, university officials said Thursday.

UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp said in a statement that Julius Nyang’oro, who headed the Department of African and Afro-American Studies, has resigned as the university looks at “possible irregularities with courses that included undergraduate students.”

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