Scandal erupts at French university over alleged Chinese bribes

France“The president of the University of Toulon and two top aides were suspended Monday over charges of irregularities in the admission and graduation of Chinese students allegedly ready to pay bribes for the prestige of a French diploma. The suspension, decided by Higher Education Minister Valerie Pecresse, was an unusual public stain on France’s cherished tradition of opening its largely free education system to students from around the world …” (more)

[Edward Cody, Washington Post, 20 October]

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