Admissions Scandal Produces Reviews, Resignations

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Fallout continues from Operation Varsity Blues, the code name for the investigation into the college admissions scandal rocking higher education.

A number of non-revenue sports coaches at prestigious schools around the country were implicated in the investigation, which alleged that they accepted bribes from wealthy individuals in exchange for helping prospective students get a leg up in admissions under the guise of being athletic recruits.

Many of the implicated individuals faced institutional consequences ranging from administrative leave to outright dismissal or resignation, and the list continues to grow longer as the Providence Journal reports that University of Rhode Island women's tennis coach Gordon Ernst has stepped down from his position.

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