scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Thursday, February 25, 2021

Reports: Harvard secretly searched deans’ emails

The e mails were searched looking for a leak to the media about a case of cheating.

Written by PTI | Cambridge |
March 11, 2013 10:15:38 am

Reports say Harvard University administrators secretly searched the emails of 16 deans last fall,looking for a leak to the media about a case of cheating.

Citing school officials,The Boston Globe and The New York Times are reporting that the email accounts belonged to deans on a committee addressing the cheating. They were not warned that administrators sought access to their accounts. Only one was told of the search shortly afterward.

The Globe,which first reported the searches,wrote that Harvard College says it would take all actions necessary to protect the integrity of its confidential disciplinary

process.

A spokesman did not immediately return an email Sunday seeking comment.

Harvard issued academic sanctions last month against scores of students forced to withdraw in a cheating scandal for an exam.

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest News Archive News, download Indian Express App.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement