Scapegoats in West Virginia?

December 8, 2010

Two professors are suing West Virginia University over misconduct allegations they face in relation to a scandal over a degree improperly awarded to the daughter of the then-governor, The National Law Journal reported. The professors had been assigned the task of figuring out whether Heather Bresch earned an M.B.A. at the university; their suit says that they found she didn't, but that the university retroactively awarded one anyway -- only to then charge them with misconduct over the way she received the degree. The university has not responded to the suit.

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