Petras Barsauskas, rector of the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), is stepping down amid suspicions of plagiarizing his habilitation thesis.
Petras Baršauskas
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The resignation was announced by Barsauskas to the KTU community on Wednesday.

"After analyzing and giving much thought to a number of circumstances and having looked at the situation from outside, today I announced what seems to be the fairest decision – I am stepping down from the post," Barsauskas said in a press release.

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