Higher ed corruption is a global problem

educationdive | April 08, 2019

Higher ed corruption is a global problem
Corruption of some form — including unethical, inappropriate and even illegal practices — touches higher education in every part of the world, according to a new study from the Council for Higher Education Accreditation's International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG).CHEA/CIQG surveyed nearly 70 accreditation and quality assurance bodies (AQABs) about how they are responding to corruption (defined as intentional misconduct) in the regulatory process, teaching, student admissions and recruitment, assessment, credentials, and research and publication. Topics ranged from bribery — for example, to affect admissions, regulatory decisions or promotion —  to political interference in governance and misleading advertising.CHEA/CIQG said AQABs are working with local, national and international agencies to reduce corruption. The organization also noted the importance of working with journalists and nongovernmental organizations to bring issues to light while also acknowledging that it can be difficult for those tasked with quality assurance to "swim against the tide" when trying to eradicate corruption.

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