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Anti-graft report highlights Fudan’s woes

FUDAN University has been criticized for mismanaging scientific research funds, lack of supervision on campus infrastructure work and school-run companies, which can lead to  corruption, central disciplinary inspectors said yesterday.

The problems were highlighted in a recent anti-corruption inspection carried at the university from March 31 to May 8. A team of inspectors sent by the central government heard complaints from the public, held one-on-one talks with individuals and checked documents to look into the problems.

An inspection report released yesterday listed three major problems that showed Fudan University could have avoided issues that opened possibilities for corruption. The first was chaotic management of the university’s scientific research funds.

The second problem was severe violations and accidents caused by poor quality during the construction of Fudan’s Jiangwan campus.

The last problem highlighted in the report was lax management and poor supervision of school-run companies which were engaged in both education and business — providing a perfect breeding ground for corruption.

Besides, many hospitals affiliated to Fudan were found to have complicated ownership problems that were hard to manage, the report said.

Central disciplinary authorities said the problems were deeply rooted because of a lack of supervision by the Fudan’s Party committee.

Possible clues about corruption by university officials have been handed over to the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, Central Organization Department and related departments.

Dong Hong, chief of the inspectors, reported the inspection results to leaders of Fudan University yesterday.

Dong also asked Fudan University to strictly implement the eight-point code to cut bureaucracy and prevent corruption, while urging them to step up efforts to build a risk control system to better manage scientific research funds.

Zhu Zhiwen, Fudan’s Party secretary, said the university will rectify the problems and strengthen up management to prevent corruption.

Fudan University is among the three bodies that were specially inspected for corruption from March to May. The two others are the Ministry of Science and Technology and China Oil and Food Corp, which is a state-owned food processing company.

The inspection teams were also sent to 10 cities and provinces including Beijing, Tianjin, Shandong and Henan.


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