Three Cups of Tea http://www.kplu.org en 'Three Cups' charity expands board in settlement http://www.kplu.org/post/three-cups-charity-expands-board-settlement HELENA, Mont. — The charity co-founded by Greg Mortenson has named seven new board members as part of a settlement over accusations the "Three Cups of Tea" author mismanaged the organization that builds schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Central Asia Institute announced Thursday that the new board members were named during a meeting in San Francisco last week. They include philanthropists, academics, businessmen and an attorney. Mortenson and two others previously had been the sole board members. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:28:25 +0000 The Associated Press 5644 at http://www.kplu.org 'Three Cups' author Mortenson mismanaged group http://www.kplu.org/post/three-cups-author-mortenson-mismanaged-group <p>HELENA, Mont. &mdash; An investigative report has concluded that &quot;Three Cups of Tea&quot; author Greg Mortenson mismanaged the charity he co-founded to build schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan.</p><div><p>The Montana Attorney General&#39;s office report released Thursday found Mortenson spent Central Asia Institute money on personal items, family vacations and charter flights.</p><p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 17:36:46 +0000 The Associated Press 4664 at http://www.kplu.org 'Three Cups' author Mortenson mismanaged group Ten sips from “Three Cups of Deceit” — starting in Seattle http://www.kplu.org/post/greg-mortensons-three-cups-tea-may-be-two-thirds-poppycock-0 <p><em><strong>Jon Krakauer describes Greg Mortenson&rsquo;s &ldquo;Three Cups of Deceit,&rdquo; and its Seattle origins.</strong></em></p><p>By now, most of you have probably heard something about the allegations of literary fabrication and financial misdeeds of the celebrated humanitarian <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Mortenson" target="_blank">Greg Mortenson</a>, author of the inspiring book <strong>Three Cups of Tea</strong>.</p><p>The accusations were aired on CBS last Sunday, on <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7363068n" target="_blank">60 Minutes</a>.</p><p><a href="http://humanosphere.kplu.org/2011/04/ten-points-from-three-cups-of-deceit-starting-in-seattle/">Read more:</a> Tue, 19 Apr 2011 02:27:46 +0000 Tom Paulson 1230 at http://www.kplu.org Ten sips from “Three Cups of Deceit” — starting in Seattle