Top administrator leaves Kean University after plagiarism probe

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

A top Kean University administrator has left the school after being accused of plagiarism, according to campus documents and school officials.

A complaint filed last week said Katerina Andriotis, the university’s associate vice president for academic affairs, copied nearly nine pages of a 15-page campus enrollment management report from two documents found on the internet.

James Castiglione, who serves as head of the Kean Federation of Teachers, the public university’s faculty union, said he filed an official complaint with Kean President Dawood Farahi on Wednesday after another faculty member discovered that much of Andriotis’ report appeared to be lifted without attribution from documents on the websites of the University of Tennessee and the Center for the Study of College Student Retention.

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