NTU’s multimillion subsidy withheld over scandal

The China Post
Date: March 31, 2017
By: Sun Hsin Hsuan 

National Taiwan University’s (NTU) annual government fund was cut by NT$54 million on Thursday, as the Ministry of Education (MOE) found it negligent in its supervision over a paper forgery scandal involving the schools’ president and leading professors.

Nine of 17 research papers written by NTU professors were found to have contained fabricated images and data, the MOE’s Department of Higher Education Director Lee Yen-yi (李彥儀) said Thursday.

The school was punished for its inability to manage the situation immediately after the scandal was exposed, causing severe harm to the nation’s academic reputation, the ministry said in a statement.    [FULL  STORY][

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