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CUA Law Professor Lucia Silecchia wrote a NY Daily op-ed entitled "The real tragedy behind Operation Varsity Blues: Colleges forget their mission is to produce virtuous adults, not just successful ones" on March 19, 2019.
 

The real tragedy behind Operation Varsity Blues: Colleges forget their mission is to produce virtuous adults, not just successful ones

From: NY Daily
By: Lucia Silecchia
Date: March 19, 2019

This past week has witnessed the unfolding of Operation Varsity Blues, in which well-known, well-heeled, well-connected parents stand accused of paying tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars to bribe coaches, counselors and administrators to guarantee their children’s admission to the universities of their choice.

Only time will tell how these criminal investigations will end. However, this unfolding drama raises far deeper, more troubling questions than the simple fates of these particular defendants.

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Lucia Silecchia  

Professor Lucia Ann Silecchia's
Areas of Expertise

Environmental Law and Ethics

Catholic Social Thought and the Law

Elder Law and Estate Planning

Legal Writing

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