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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faces charges of NCAA violations including the existence of sham classes and grade inflation for student-athletes. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Academic Foul: Some Colleges Accused Of Helping Athletes Cheat

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson holds 2005 commencement exercises in Troy, N.Y. Jackson is one of three dozen presidents of private colleges and universities who made more than $1 million in 2012. Tim Roske/AP hide caption

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