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NSB chief won’t teach at NTU back to school amid plagiarism scandal

TAIPEI, Aug. 16 (CNA) National Security Bureau (NSB) Director Chen Ming-tong will not teach at the National Taiwan University (NTU) next semester, but has not resigned, NTU said on Tuesday. said in a statement. He is calling for Chen to resign after he is accused of being involved in a high-profile plagiarism scandal.

NTU was answering media questions about Chen, an adjunct professor at the NTU National Development Graduate School and a thesis adviser to former Hsinchu mayor Lin Zhiqian of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

An NTU ethnic review board revoked Lin’s master’s degree on August 9 after it determined that he had plagiarized a paper from another NTU graduate student, Yu Cheng-huang.

Lin, who was the DPP candidate in November’s Taoyuan mayoral election, withdrew from the race on August 12 and was replaced by DPP lawmaker Zheng Yupeng.

With NTU’s decision to revoke Lin’s master’s degree, the opposition Kuomintang Party (KMT) has forced Chen, who has openly defended Lin against plagiarism accusations, to step down from his position as professor at NTU and head of the NSB. and requested that he be subject to disciplinary action. Academic ethics research by universities.

https://focustaiwan.tw/politics/202208160022 NSB chief won’t teach at NTU back to school amid plagiarism scandal

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