Report: UNC Whistleblower Accused of Plagiarism

In somewhat of an ironic twist, Mary Willingham — the main whistleblower in the alleged UNC academic scandal — has been accused of plagiarism in her master’s thesis, according to a report from the Raleigh News and Observer.

While I encourage you to read the entire article, the report doesn’t look too flattering for Willingham. Rather than deny the report, she offered the following comment:


That’s not exactly a denial.

We will keep you updated as more details become available.

About Terry P. Johnson

Terry Johnson is the Associate Editor for The Student Section. He is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and the National Football Foundation.