Gettysburg Punishes 27 Students in Wake of Drug Ring

July 16, 2014

Gettysburg College has expelled, suspended or otherwise punished 27 students who were found to have violated the Pennsylvania institution's policies stemming from a Philadelphia-area drug ring that ensnared other colleges, too, The Morning Call of Allentown reported.

"It is clear that we are not immune to the problems associated with drug and alcohol abuse among our nation's young people," Gettysburg President Janet Morgan Riggs said in an emailed letter to parents and alumni. "(But) the actions of a few individuals are not reflective of the Gettysburg College community as a whole."

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