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‘Shady Sheepskins’ at Touro

From the New York Post:

It was sawbucks-for-sheepskins at Touro College, according to a shocking new Manhattan indictment. 

For at least four years, a pair of greedy college administrators pocketed hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from former students who wanted to change F’s into A’s on their Touro transcripts, prosecutors charge.
[They] are also charged with awarding fictitious degrees to “graduates” who had never once stepped foot in any of the New York-based international college’s 29 locations.  
But the tale thickens. The Manhattan D.A.’s Office now says the number of those involved could climb into the thousands. 
How about this for bringing “efficiency” to the degree mill.  

Candace de Russy is a nationally recognized expert on education and cultural issues.

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