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A reader inquires about the ethics of a university president who publishes ghostwritten scholarly work.
Addressing another anonymous question regarding academic nepotism from those who are left to confront the practical, and real, organizational quandaries it presents.
Unfortunately, though, the second-home scandal at NYU is just a particularly egregious extension of the dysfunctional human resource practices in higher education generally, and a sad comment on who is being attracted to academia these days -- and why.
Here is an opportunity for universities to stand up for what they say they do: research for the public good. NIH: you too.
The question of whether computers should grade work is a question of professional ethics. Those who teach should be clear about what makes them professionals: their ability to judge.