Karen Copetas

Months after Western Washington University fired its longtime admissions director following an internal audit into her handling of scholarship money, the university has announced that Karen Copetas "did not intentionally violate any statutes or University policies." That comes via an…

Western Washington University has reached an agreement with its former admissions director, Karen Copetas, concluding that Copetas did not intentionally violate any statutes or university policies while she worked for the university.

The agreement also allows Copetas, who was in charge of…

Western Washington University announced in a press release today that they've reached a resolution of Karen Copetas' grievance regarding her employment dispute with Western. The full press release is below:

Joint Press Release on Western, Karen Copetas agreement…

Karen Copetas, Western Washington University's admissions director for more than 20 years, has been fired after an internal audit found evidence that she had illegally used scholarship money as compensation for students who worked in her office, including at least four students who did not…

Western Washington University has fired its longtime admissions director for what the university describes as a pattern of lack of professional judgment.

University officials said Karen Copetas retaliated against an employee, awarded scholarship money in exchange…

Western Washington University's admissions director has been removed from her position and is on administrative leave following an investigation by the university's Equal Opportunity Office that says she retaliated against an employee who filed a discrimination complaint.
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Karen Copetas, the admissions director at Western Washington University, has been removed from her job and placed on paid administrative leave after a finding by the school's Equal Opportunity Office that she retaliated against an employee for filing a discrimination complaint.
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Clara Capron has been named acting director of the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Planning. Karen Copetas remains on administrative assignment working from home on projects for the division as assigned by the vice president of the Division of Enrollment and Student Services.

Capron…

Admissions Office Director Karen Copetas is currently working from home on administrative assignment. Margie Conway, assistant director for Admissions and Information Systems, is providing internal leadership to the Admissions Office, as she typically does when Copetas is away from the office.…

Most students at Washington's four-year universities come from this state. Because so many now take college-level courses in high school such as Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate or Running Start, they know what's expected in a college class, said Karen Copetas, director…

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