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NO INTERNET AT TOP UNIVERSITY PUT DOWN TO ANTS

WEBSTER’S UNIVERSITY NEEDS CASH INJECTION – NO MENTION OF CORRUPTION IN TASK FORCE REPORT

A ‘Task Force’ of 11 administrators and faculty members from Webster University in St Louis has flown to Thailand to carry out an investigation into allegations at Webster University in Cha-am and they have admitted things are wrong with would cost US$1 million plus to correct.

But their report appears evasive and anodyne and fails to mention allegations of corruption and bullying, claims made in the ‘College Times’.

The Cha-Am University which apparently rarely has working internet – while every primary school in the UK does for instance, Task Force member put part of the problem down to ants.

Thailand is a tough place to operate,” Jenkins said. ”When I first got there we couldn’t get the Internet going, and we went into the field and the fiber optic cables fell to the ground, and an ant hill had built itself on top of the cables. People who have never been to Thailand do not know how difficult it is to operate in a rural area.”

From Websters University – Cha-am

Sections of the report are published by Webster University’s ‘The Journal’.

The Journal quotes the Task Force review as saying: “Webster University would need to invest in basic facilities work to bring Cha-am to an acceptable standard,” which would take an estimated $830,000 to rebuild. To upgrade additional facilities to achieve a condition “reflecting an established Webster campus,” it would take an estimated $1.2 million.

Read the Report here

http://websterjournal.com/2015/04/29/review-exposes-issues-with-websters-thailand-campus/

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Andrew Drummond

Andrew Drummond is a British independent journalist and occasional television documentary maker. He is a former Fleet Street, London, journalist having worked at the Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday, News of the World, Observer and The Times.

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