North Carolina again faces NCAA extra-benefits charge
RALEIGH, N.C. | The NCAA has once again revamped its charges against North Carolina in the school’s multiyear academic case, leading university officials to openly question the fairness of the process.
On Thursday, the school released a third Notice of Allegations (NOA) from the NCAA that included charging the school with providing improper extra benefits after withdrawing a similar charge last spring. The Dec. 13 notice reworded the charge that had been removed from the first version filed in May 2015 centering on athletes’ access to irregular courses on the Chapel Hill campus.
First tied to conduct by academic counselors, the charge now focuses on two former staffers in that department while also citing them for violating “principles of ethical conduct.”