May 26, 2000

A professor arrested in 1997 for passing students in exchange for luxury household goods has received a two-year suspended sentence on condition that he returns silver, crystal and porcelain valued at e66,000 (Pounds 40,000). Carlo De Montemajor, a professor of scientific English at the University of Florence, was known as the "teacup professor" because of his partiality to English china.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments