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Arab universities must admit the cost of corruption

This article by Elizabeth Buckner orignally appeared on Al-Fanar Media, a website featuring news and opinion about higher education within and beyond the Arab world. A report released by Transparency International, “Global Corruption Report: Education,” is the first report by the organization examining corruption in education. But the report hardly covers the issue at Arab […]

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Factors that give rise to corruption in higher education

Imagine these scenarios: A dormitory manager in Romania accepts money in return for providing campus accommodations to ineligible students. To improve his publication record in advance of a promotion review, a faculty member in Greece engages in plagiarism. In Nigeria, a faculty member pays a journal to publish her article without scientific review. In Ghana, […]

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My time at the Transparency International Summer School on Integrity

The Transparency International Summer School on Integrity in Vilnius, Lithuania takes place for the third time from July 9 – 14 this year. It is the first such course in the region aimed at directly addressing the subject of corruption and how to fight it. In 2011, the event hosted around eighty youth leaders from […]

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Calling all researchers of corruption

Today more and more students and academics are studying the causes and impact of corruption. But have you ever wondered where you can find out about the latest and best in corruption research from all disciplines and regions of the world? Have you written something you think your peers would be interested to read? Launched […]

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