SCHEV & HIGHER ED NEWS
With Approval From Council, Virginia Business College Ready to Begin Renovations
"Virginia Business College cleared a significant state hurdle Tuesday and can now begin working toward opening — possibly later this year." The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia "unanimously approved provisional certification for the school planned for the former Virginia Intermont College campus," reports the Bristol Herald Courier.
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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.
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