N.Y. AG Widens Probe Of Study Abroad Programs

Law360, New York (January 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The New York attorney general has reportedly subpoenaed 15 colleges and universities, including Harvard, Brown and Columbia Universities, in an investigation of whether they struck anti-competitive pacts with study abroad program providers.

Andrew Cuomo, the state attorney general, is asking the schools about who is responsible for approving study abroad contracts, how each school chooses the programs it offers students and whether they receive kickbacks in exchange for selecting certain programs, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing attorneys and representatives for the institutions....
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