The Scourge of Fraud and Corruption in Higher Education

  • Goolam Mohamedbhai
Keywords: higher education, corruption, fraud, degree mills.

Abstract

As evidenced by recently published articles, corruption has severely infected higher education worldwide. Through a global scan, this article first surveys examples of corruption in higher education in a few countries. It then looks at some actions taken to fight corruption at institutional and global levels, and proposes a way forward. 

Author Biography

Goolam Mohamedbhai

Goolam Mohamedbhai is former Vice-Chancellor, University of Mauri- tius, and former Secretary-General, Association of African Universities. 

Published
2016-01-01
How to Cite
Mohamedbhai, G. (2016). The Scourge of Fraud and Corruption in Higher Education. International Higher Education, (84), 12-14. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2016.84.9111
Section
Corruption and Academic Culture