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    Yale President Announces Changes Amid Scandal
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    Yale University will be conducting an internal review amid the college cheating scandal that targeted universities nationwide.

    President Peter Salovey wrote a public letter to the university stating that Yale will be conducting their own review to see if any other school officials were involved in the athletic recruitment and admissions process scandal. Salovey said the university will hire external advisors to help with this.

    A federal investigation revealed that a Yale coach allegedly gave fabricated athletic endoresements to two students, one of whom currently attends the university.

    The former head women’s soccer coach at Yale University, 51-year-old Rudolph “Rudy” Meredith, 51, of Madison, was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, honest services wire fraud and honest services wire fraud.

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation has already charged dozens of people involved in the scandal with federal crimes.

    Other changes the university will implement include rescinding the admissions of students involved in the scandal and imposing a new code of conduct for athletic recruitment.

    "These dishonest and criminal actions are an affront to our community’s deeply held values of fairness, inclusion and honesty," Salovey wrote.