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“Mr. Dynes [Robert C. Dynes, the president of the University of California system] said recruitment pressure led to secrecy and violations in the university's handling of pay and perks for senior administrators…Mr. Dynes said the university felt pressure to bend the rules because of the "failure of the UC compensation scales to keep pace with the market." He cited "intense competition" in recruiting talented university administrators, with the university sometimes being at comparative disadvantage with private universities, which face less public scrutiny and can have deeper pockets. He also mentioned the relatively high cost of housing in California.” The Chronicle of Higher Education; May 18, 2006

“Some wondered about the pressure of a big contract for an unfinished book, which [Kaavya] Viswanathan received a month after arriving in Cambridge as a freshman.” The Boston Globe; April 25, 2006

“Ethicists point to various reasons for cheating in the scientific community, among them mental illness, the unfamiliarity of foreign nationals with American research ethics, pressure to publish and the lackluster teaching of ethics in graduate schools.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; March 19, 2006

Mental illness?? Really?

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