Christian Brothers University is prohibited under federal regulations from
making any false, erroneous, or misleading statement directly or
indirectly to a student, prospective student, member of the public,
accrediting agency, state agency, or to the Department of Education.
Misleading statement includes any statement that has the likelihood or
tendency to deceive or confuse. A statement is any communication made in
writing, visually, orally, or through other means. This includes
student testimonials given under duress or because such testimonial was
required to participate in a program.
Federal regulations further provide that substantial
misrepresentation is any misrepresentation on which the person to whom
it was made could reasonably be expected to rely, or has reasonably
relied, to that person’s detriment.
The regulations regarding misrepresentation describe misrepresentation with respect to:
Nature of the education program
Nature of financial charges
Employability of graduates
Relationship with the Department of Education.
A Title IV eligible
school may not describe its participation in a way that suggests
approval or endorsement by the Department of Education of the quality of
its educational programs.
Any violation of this directive will be taken seriously and the University will ensure that it is not repeated.
Misrepresentation may be reported to any member of the Enrollment Management staff, found HERE.