The dean of the public university was placed on paid leave in response to some mysterious, illegal act or malfeasance. No one is sure exactly what happened, but it is assumed that he’s guilty of some sort of misconduct or malfeasance. Once the dean is brought to trial for his malfeasance we may learn about his wrongdoing, but we’ll have to wait until that point.
Quiz: Who is likely to engage in malfeasance?
- A child who is extremely upset at a parent about a punishment.
- An elected official who doesn’t care about obeying the law.
- A writer who does not check the source of some information.