He said his team is working independently of UNC, but that Carolina has been fully cooperative. He said his team is researching emails and student records as far back as the 1980s and interviewing people involved.
Wainstein said he and his staff have interviewed 80 people and searched 1.5 million emails.He said that when it came to the “paper classes” in the African and Afro-American Studies program, there are three points of emphasis.
UNC also formed a group of academic specialists to conduct an independent review of former academic adviser Mary Willingham's data and claim regarding the reading levels of some players.
UNC is paying Wainstein $990 an hour and playing three associates from his Washington-based firm between $770 and $450 an hour.Also on Friday, the UNC Board of Governors elected Charlotte attorney John Fennesbresque chair of the board. His two-year term begins July 1.
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