U of I Chancellor Admitted Connected Students to Help University
VANDER WEELE: How would this benefit the university?
HERMAN: Well, in the sense that we are looked upon as being responsive.
VANDER WEELE: By donors? By legislators? By the governorâ€™s office?
HERMAN: I suppose the answer to that would be yes.
Herman told the commission that he now believes the universityâ€™s practice of admitting students based on clout should be scrapped. Herman suggested that a committee review all special requests to admit students.
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