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FAMU dismisses three at College of Law

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June

Earlier this year, Florida A&M launched an investigation into allegations that a student's transcript had been changed inappropriately. The investigation expanded to include the admissions process, and over time revealed that two students also had been fraudulently admitted in the fall of 2007, the university announced today in a news release.

Three unnamed employees have been dismissed as part of the school's to resolve what it termed isolated incidents.

Ammons President James Ammons had this to say:

"One of the things that I was charged to do as president was to implement a high level of accountability and that is what I am doing. This is an investigation that we launched and a situation we uncovered. This investigation indicates that we have the right leadership in place and that when we find discrepancies, we are working diligently to ensure that there is integrity throughout the university with our academic processes. We have strengthened our Office of Audit and Compliance and this investigation is just one indicator that our effort to achieve a high level of accountability is yielding results. We are also committed to effecting appropriate personnel actions when deemed warranted under such circumstances."

To see the full press release, click here.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:46am]

    

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