Turmoil at UMDNJ

Number 22224
Subject Colleges
Source Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)
State NJ
Year 2005
Publication Date March 6, April 14, 24, May 5, 29, June 14, 19, Aug. 28, Dec. 18, 19, 23, 25, 30
Summary This extensive nine-month investigation into the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey first began with a "mysterious check made out to a dead man." What resulted were more than 70 stories uncovering years of corruption, political patronage, conflicts of interest, millions of dollars in no-bid contracts and bonuses for administrators and more. At the end of the investigation into UMDNJ, the U.S. Attorney ordered a federal monitor to take over--the first time ever that a state university had to be taken over by the federal government.
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Keywords fraud;Medicare;Medicaid;corruption;James McGreevey;contracts
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