SCHEV & HIGHER ED NEWS
Universities Race to Quell Outrage Over Bribery and Cheating Scandal in Admissions
"Georgetown, Stanford, Yale and other universities raced Wednesday to contain damage from scandalous allegations that athletic coaches took bribes as part of a wide-ranging scheme to let the unqualified children of wealthy families gain entry to prestigious schools. Outrage mounted among parents and students who said the scheme showed those who play by the rules are losing precious seats at elite universities to unscrupulous families with money and clout," according to The Washington Post.
Council to meet March 18-19 in Blacksburg; joined by Frank Beamer and Student Advisory Committee
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) will hold its regularly scheduled meeting March 18-19 in Blacksburg. The meeting also includes remarks from former Virginia Tech football coach, Frank Beamer and a presentation from SCHEV's Student Advisory Committee.
Argosy University Closure Update
After Argosy University’s abrupt closure last week, students may understandably have questions about transferring to other institutions, discharging federal loans, or obtaining their transcripts and financial records. At this time, Dream Center Education Holdings continues to maintain student records. Students can request an official transcript by printing and completing Argosy’s Transcript Request Form available at https://www.argosy.edu/closed-school-information. Updates for students affected by the closure are available on SCHEV’s website.
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