University of Texas Releases Findings on Admissions Scandal

September 10, 2019

The University of Texas at Austin found itself caught up in the admissions scandal when its men's tennis coach was charged with accepting a bribe. He subsequently pleaded guilty (and was fired), but the university wanted to know if others were involved and how to prevent abuse. The university found that no one besides those named in indictments were guilty -- based on a review of 827 athletes plus all the athletes who played tennis under the dismissed coach. The university said it would adopt new verification procedures to prevent such abuses.


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