The university has accused five professors--in this case the entire finance dept.--of fabricating data in scholarly papers, duplicating large chunks of their own work in several papers, plagiarizing and listing as authors a number of professors at the university who did not contribute.
The same sets of data and results were used in multiple papers but were attributed to different studies. passages [were] duplicated in several papers. Chronicle
of Higher Education (Sept. 19. 2003), p. A18.