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Amid Dispute Over Scholarship Funds, Western Washington Fires Admissions Director

Amid Dispute Over Scholarship Funds, Western Washington Fires Admissions Director
December 21, 2011

Western Washington University has fired its admissions director over practices she says were widely known for years and in place at other parts of the university, The Bellingham Herald reported. Karen Copetas, admissions director for more than 20 years, was found to have used scholarship money to pay students who work in her office, including at least four students who did not have legal status to reside in the United States. She says other departments at the university do the same thing and that senior officials know this -- statements that the university denies.

 

internal audit found evidence that she had illegally used scholarship money as compensation for students who worked in her office, including at least four students who did not have legal immigrant status.

Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/12/21/1952992/wwu-admissions-boss-fired-after.html#storylink=cpy
internal audit found evidence that she had illegally used scholarship money as compensation for students who worked in her office, including at least four students who did not have legal immigrant status.

Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/12/21/1952992/wwu-admissions-boss-fired-after.html#storylink=cpy

 

 

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