The World View

The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

April 14, 2014 - 7:20pm
Several forms of cross-border or transnational engagement in the higher ed press recently have focused on alternatives to the highly scrutinized brick and mortar international branch campuses.
April 6, 2014 - 8:20pm
This new Federal University of the South of Bahia will not be “more of the same” on the Brazilian landscape.
March 29, 2014 - 11:41am
Chinese higher education enrollment soared from 3.4 million in 1998 to 22.3 million in 2010, a 6.6 times increase over 12 years.
March 23, 2014 - 4:49pm
William Shakespeare noted a while back “there is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune."
March 16, 2014 - 3:23pm
Partnerships seem to be the name of the game with many nonprofit institutions taking on for-profit partners.
March 10, 2014 - 6:00pm
It’s time to stop beating the university degree to death for all of its limitations and move on to a new way to document postsecondary achievement that reflects today’s realities and options. 
March 2, 2014 - 9:02pm
Half of professors in Catalonia earn between €300 (associate professors) and €1,200 (post-docs) per month (US $409 and $1,637, respectively); professors with more stable positions earn salaries that are competitive in the European Union.
February 16, 2014 - 8:31pm
The experiment with uncapping student numbers at Australian universities has been in operation for two years but despite the predictions of falling standards, there has been no significant change in retention statistics.
February 9, 2014 - 9:34pm
Many affirmative action programs emerge in Brazil, but most struggle with limited number of places in public higher education.
February 4, 2014 - 6:22pm
More countries and institutions thinking of international students as commodities to be traded are contributing to more volatility in the flow of international students, and this may have consequences for budgets and academic programs.

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