Investigation finds no other UT student athletes improperly admitted

In this January 2018 photo, Texas men’s tennis coach Michael Center surveys the courts before the matches with UTSA, in Austin, Texas. Center is among a few people in the state charged in a scheme that involved wealthy parents bribing college coaches and others to gain admissions for their children at top schools, federal prosecutors said Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

An investigation conducted by the University of Texas as Austin found that no further student athletes were improperly admitted to the school as part of the nation's largest college admissions scandal, outside of that which was already known.

Former UT Men's Tennis Coach Michael Center pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe as part of the student-athlete admissions process in 2015. He was fired when the scandal broke earlier this year.

UT President Gregory Fenves called on the school's legal team to evaluate whether any other student athletes were fraudulently admitted and recommend controls to protect the integrity of the admissions process for student athletes.

Fenves says the team reviews 18 years of records and more than 800 student athletes and found no other impropriety outside of that conducted by Center.

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