Scandal Over Bribes at French University

October 20, 2009

France's minister of higher education on Monday suspended the president of the University of Toulon and two top aides in a growing scandal over irregularities in the admission and graduation of Chinese students at the institution, The Washington Post reported. The allegations that led to the suspensions involve allegations about both the awarding of degrees, possibly in return for bribes, and charges that the university blocked an investigation into the situation from going forward.

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