Plaintiffs Kalea Woods ’20, Keri Fidelak and her daughter, Lauren Fidelak, now join Erica Olsen ’21, who dropped out of the case in the first amended complaint on Thursday morning.
The student was not admitted to the University as a recruited athlete, but instead went through the standard application process.
University says class-action suit is “without merit”
Six plaintiffs joined Kalea Woods ’20 in the class action lawsuit filed against Stanford and seven other universities implicated in the college admissions bribery scandal in an amended complaint filed hours after the original suit.
Erica Olsen ’21 will be dropping out of the suit, lawyer John Medler told The Daily on Thursday morning.
Two Stanford juniors have filed a federal class action lawsuit against Stanford and seven other universities implicated in the admissions bribery scandal.
Four Stanford affiliates, along with 11 Bay Area parents, have been charged for their participation in a national college admissions cheating scandal.
Stanford has terminated head sailing coach John Vandemoer after he agreed to plead guilty to accepting more than $100,000 in bribes for the University’s sailing program as part of a sweeping admissions cheating scandal — the largest college cheating case ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice. Vandemoer accepted the money on the terms that…