How Sciences-Po management clan spent public funds on behind-doors pay hikes and perks


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Just six months after the death in mysterious circumstances of Richard Descoings, head of one of France’s most prestigious higher education institutions, the Paris Institute of Political Studies, whose body was found in a New York hotel, the venerable school has been rocked again, this time by a scathing report from France’s national audit office which reveals gross financial mismanagement by Descoings and his senior colleagues who paid themselves a gravy-train existence of massive salary hikes and bonus awards.