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Late this past Friday, at a time that is popular for dumping unpleasant news, Bucknell president John Bravman, well, dumped some unpleasant news on an unsuspecting public.
Like all the schools of the Patriot League, Bucknell prides itself as being one of the most selective schools in the country. Not just anyone can get in; you need to be near the top of your class.
So it came as a shock to me, and plenty of others, when Mr. Bravman dropped the bombshell that Bucknell had reported false SAT and ACT averages for a seven year stretch from 2006 to 2012.
It was a shocking admission that makes one ask the question: Why?
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