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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

April 10, 2016 - 4:52pm
Some academics publish a lot – and others publish at moderate rates, or not at all. It has always been so.
April 6, 2016 - 8:49am
Internationalization should be much more than student recruitment to generate revenue.
April 3, 2016 - 5:29pm
A faculty salary that could purchase a 60 meter apartment in Philadelphia would acquire only slightly more than 1square meter (!) in Shanghai. 
March 27, 2016 - 4:26pm
Qataris are paying hundreds of millions a year for – the right to be associated with the prestige of several institutions. That’s what brand is all about— apparently, it’s worth up to a couple of hundred thousand dollars per student.  
March 20, 2016 - 3:04pm
We need some perspective on where cultural sensitivity is needed (and lacking) and where it is misplaced.
March 13, 2016 - 5:21pm
To some degree, freeness is in the eye of the beholder. 
March 7, 2016 - 8:02pm
In Ukraine research and education are institutionally separated — separated during the Soviet era, and remaining separate for the twenty-five years after the collapse of the Soviet Union. 
February 28, 2016 - 5:04pm
Universities have embraced the responsibility to respond to the refugee crisis swiftly and seriously while the government has been criticized for reacting slowly and inadequately.
February 22, 2016 - 7:50pm
Free tuition, whatever its benefits, also has some pitfalls.
February 16, 2016 - 8:39pm
The announcement that Cornell is adjusting its admissions policy for international students from need-blind to “need aware” only seems to add to the confusion about who we enroll from abroad and why.



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