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Sciences Po head, rectors call for cash, consultation fallout…

This week in Nations in brief: Minister to appoint Sciences Po head; Rectors call for cash; France prepares for consultation fallout; Academy joins Science Europe; European bank helps Spain’s SMEs.

Minister to appoint Sciences Po head

Geneviève Fioraso, France’s minister for higher education and research, plans to appoint an interim director at Sciences Po, the elite politics school in Paris, in the wake of an audit that found accounting anomalies. In a statement on 22 November, Fioraso said that a report from the Cour des Comptes says there were “multiple and regular” irregularities, including in the management of researchers, and an opaque senior staff bonus system “out of proportion” with the norm in higher education.

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