Jay M. Smith is a professor of History at UNC-Chapel Hill and has served in a variety of administrative capacities involving the management of undergraduate education. A specialist in early-modern French history, Smith has published four books on the subject. Mary Willingham works in the Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling (CSSAC) at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and is a Clinical Instructor for UNC in the School of Education. She is the recipient of the 2013 Robert Maynard Hitchins Award from the Drake Group, which honors a university employee who has stood for integrity in the face of college sport corruption.
"Cheated sounds an important call for reform."--Gregg
Easterbrook, Wall Street Journal--Gregg Easterbrook"Wall
Street Journal" (02/27/2015)
"Those who care about the soul--and economics--of the $16 billion-a-year college sports industry should clear their reading calendar for Cheated."--Paul Barrett, Bloomberg Business--Paul Barrett"Bloomberg Business" (02/19/2015)
"[Cheated] offers a stinging critique of UNC-Chapel Hill's handling of the academic and athletic wrongdoing that kept student athletes eligible to compete and persisted for nearly two decades."--Jane Stancill, News & Observer--Jane Stancill"News & Observer" (01/15/2015)
"All readers interested in education, public affairs, and college athletics will find this book essential."--John Maxymuk, Library Journal--John Maxymuk"Library Journal" (03/01/2015)
"This excellent book is a canary in the coalmine for those who love athletics at the collegiate level."--Jorge Iber, Sport in American History--Jorge Iber "Sport in American History "