University of California Imposes New Rules After Admissions Scandal

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University of California Imposes New Rules After Admissions Scandal
​Some of the changes outlined include monitoring donations in order to prevent financial gain from influencing admissions.
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The University of California will implement several changes in their admissions process to combat fraud after the recent admissions scandal concerning colleges across the nation.

Some of the changes include monitoring donations in order to avoid their influence on admissions, as well as improving verification methods to prevent false information, and strengthening general protocols.

UC President Janet Napolitano said, "We take our zero tolerance policy extremely seriously – even one instance of admissions fraud is one too many. We will implement the strongest tools and procedures to identify and prevent fraud in our admissions practice."

Dozens of wealthy parents have been accused of using bribes to increase their children's chances of entering prominent colleges. The University of California was one of the most mentioned schools involving the scandal. Other schools included Stanford and UCLA.

The announcement from UC comes on the heels of reports that a group of parents and students intend to file a class action lawsuit against the universities named in the scandal.