Diploma-mill PhD leads Alabama college

Alabama community colleges are employing administrators — including a college president and two academic deans — with diploma-mill degrees, a watchdog group has found.

Diploma mills expand online

The number of diploma mills grew by 48 percent worldwide last year according to the 2011 Accredibase Report.  Most operate online, reports BRB’s Public Records Blog.

The U.S. remains the world’s fake college capital with a 20 percent increase in diploma mills in 2010.  High school diploma mills “appear to be a growing segment” in the U.S.