Doctoring an Audit

The University of California Office of the President interfered with an audit of the institution by tampering with the results of surveys sent out to various campuses, an independent investigation is expected to say today. The special investigation into the allegations, which surfaced last spring after the state auditor declared the parts of the audit unusable and tainted because of unauthorized tampering by the Office of the President, is expected to contradict testimony UC President Janet Napolitano gave to lawmakers and acknowledge her role in approving the plan that led to the tampering — though it is not expected to find her at fault. Two of her aides — her chief of staff and deputy chief of staff — resigned earlier this month, more than a year after the original tampering effort first started.

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by Nick Roll, Inside Higher Ed.

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