The websites of a group of fake universities are silent after Pakistani law enforcement officials went after the network’s alleged ringleaders.
Education authorities should fight bogus-degree programs and create real, accredited online alternatives, says Dean Hoke.
Arab universities are increasingly seeking international recognition for the entire institution.
An international organization that uses the term “accreditation” provides little of it, leaving students in the lurch.
A ring of fraudulent universities is extracting money from students with high-pressure sales and phony scholarships.
U.S. accreditation, a sought-after prize for some Arab universities, might get pulled when American values clash with those of countries where security concerns can override academic ones.