In Harsh Report, Israel's State Comptroller Slams Bar-Ilan University's Management

State-funded university is run like a private fief by its president and director-general, says State Comptroller Joseph Shapira.

“At Bar-Ilan University, the system of checks and balances has failed. Practically speaking, the university runs according to the will of the president and the director general, weakening the supervision and the oversight of their actions,” wrote State Comptroller Joseph Shapira, summarizing his office's harshest-ever report on an academic institution in Israel, where 60 percent of the budget comes from the...