Falmouth graduate college struggles to recover

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Monday, November 11, 2013

A nonprofit Falmouth college has sold three residential properties that were part of the focus of a property tax dispute with the town and is in the midst of revamping its curriculum and internal procedures a year after the ousting of its chief executive officer.

The National Graduate School of Quality Management, located at 186 Jones Road, was the focus of state scrutiny last year after revelations that Robert Gee, its president and founder, had falsified academic credentials and collected $700,000 in annual pay, or about 13 percent of the school's annual revenues.

The school also faced a tax dispute with Falmouth over its five properties in town that the nonprofit NGS asserted were part of its educational mission. The town, however, disputed the school's status and taxed them as a for-profit institution.

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