West Liberty president plagiarized in several speeches

In at least three speeches, West Liberty University’s president lifted language from a handful of unattributed sources. Faculty members are outraged.


Study: Academic dishonesty extends to faculty résumés

Faculty search committees take note: academic dishonesty extends to CVs, according to a new study.


Columbia says historian's acclaimed book on North Korea was plagiarized; publisher says it's been taken out of print


Columbia says a historian's acclaimed book on North Korea was plagiarized, and its publisher says it's been taken out of print.


Hobart president undercut by anonymous email

Gregory J. Vincent brought credibility as a civil rights expert, but his presidency at his alma mater is over after anonymous allegations.


Juan Williams is out as commencement speaker at Ursinus

Fox News contributor Juan Williams won't be speaking at Ursinus College's commencement after faculty members question his ethics.


American colleges in Paris reach out to students in wake of terrorist attacks


Long Beach senior is among victims, as is a doctoral student from Italy.


Arizona State professor accused of plagiarism for second time

A professor accused and cleared of intentional plagiarism has been accused again, this time for his new book. His defenders say the real issue is that the allegations are being made anonymously.


Researcher casts doubt on plagiarism detection software Turnitin's efficacy claims

Did the plagiarism detection software Turnitin cut "unoriginal writing" by almost 40 percent? Not so fast, one researcher says.

Temple University faces scrutiny over rejection of African-American studies department's choice as chair

Temple was the first institution to offer a doctorate in African-American studies and has seen heated debates over the discipline's direction. The rejection of the department's choice as chair has set off a new controversy.

Berkeley launches plagiarism investigation in light of public nature of complaints

Berkeley has launched investigation into plagiarism allegations against Terrence Deacon in response to very public campaign for Deacon to admit to alleged oversight errors in citations.


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