Monday, March 31, 2008

A Degree from Yale

Until very recently you could claim you had a degree from Yale and they'd verify the documents if they looked nice.
Lawsuit accuses Yale of false statements
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN Associated Press Writer | AP
Mar 27, 2008

A prestigious South Korean university that came under fire for hiring a professor who lied about her credentials is suing Yale, saying the American university wrongly confirmed the woman earned a degree.

Dongguk University is seeking at least $50 million in damages, saying Yale's actions "severely tarnished" its stellar reputation, sparked a criminal probe, cost employees their jobs and led to a decline in donations, government grants and student applications.

What are the odds that there are more false Yale degrees out there that Yale has actually verified?

2 comments:

Snag said...

Criminy, the president has a degree from there. How prestigious can it be?

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Hey!

I got's a degree from Yale!

(Not that I know where it is, but I got it, dammit...in spite of skipping all those classes!)

As for the First AWOL Cokehead/torturer-in-thief, I blame Connecticut.
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