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Chancellor's Messages

Ronnie D. Green, Ph.D.

Despite scandal, college admissions system isn't rigged

The latest news reports show wealthy and famous parents walking into courthouses to face fraud charges related to their efforts to get their children admitted into elite colleges. The college admissions scandal has left many Americans wondering if their students even have a chance in a system that appears to be rigged.

As chancellor of one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, I can confidently state that the system is not rigged.