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ID:

594

Date:

2010-11-11

Headline:

The National Security Agency Trains its Superspies at Shady Diploma Mills

Reporter's name:

John Cook

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Gawker

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Some National Security Agency (NSA) employees participating in the agency's "graduate fellowship program" received paid time off and scholarships for "mission-related" graduate/undergraduate coursework at three for-profit universities whose track records suggest a higher priority on enrolling students than producing graduates.

Notes:

Gawker used FOIA to obtain the documents.

Keywords:

National Security Agency, NSA, Department of Defense, DOD, employees, education, for-profit university, Kaplan University, University of Phoenix, Strayer University, Capella University, Government Accountability Office, GAO

URL:

http://gawker.com/5686847/the-national-security-agency-trains-its-superspies-at-shady-diploma-mills


Agencies:

DOD
GAO
NSA

States:

DC

Categories:

education
intelligence


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