Special Issue

Academic Fraud, Corruption, and Implications for Credential Assessment

From contract cheating and plagiarism to the fraudulent licensing of institutions, academic corruption and fraud create very real problems for institutions. We discuss common types of misconduct and effective remedies.


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Georgia: A Post-Soviet Model for Fighting Academic Corruption

In post-soviet Georgia, policy reform has virtually extinguished bribery and other forms of corruption in public services, including higher education – an achievement that could serve as a model for other post-Communist countries.


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Understanding the Causes and Social Costs of Academic Corruption

What global and local macro-trends contribute to corruption in academia? How are individuals, higher education institutions, and civil society affected?


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A Message from Mariam Assefa

2017 marks the 30th anniversary of WENR. The February issue was planned well in advance of current events that may affect international student enrollments in the U.S., but its focus on Iran and the broader MENA region is highly relevant to this moment in our nation’s history.


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