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A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

September 20, 2017 - 5:51pm
Basically, all flagship universities are world-class universities, but not vice-versa. They are world-class universities with a heart, essentially.
September 17, 2017 - 8:19pm
The Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations in September 2015 have given renewed consideration to the importance of education for development.
September 12, 2017 - 5:33pm
Clearly, pursuing international stature comes at an economic cost—inevitably the transfer of national resources to international beneficiaries—and perhaps some compromise to national identity.
August 20, 2017 - 5:05pm
Universities benefit from the three pillars of alumni engagement: time, treasure, and talent. 
August 15, 2017 - 3:08pm
If we are guardians of the internationalization of higher education, we are also guardians of the society in which our institutions of higher education exist. 
August 6, 2017 - 2:27pm
There is no doubt that the education system needs a major overhaul. The question is whether the country will receive the funding that it needs.
July 30, 2017 - 7:22am
In an address to the Congress of Party Leaders last year, President Xi Jiping said “Higher education must adhere to the correct political orientation” and that universities should be transformed into “strongholds that adhere to party leadership.”
July 23, 2017 - 4:21pm
We are insufficiently motivated to pause and engage in slower, more rational thinking. Instead we seek immediate gratification, cognitive ease and simple explanations.
July 18, 2017 - 4:45pm
Armenia is a country whose main resource is a highly intelligent human capital. Yet many of the students who go abroad do not return.
July 9, 2017 - 11:48am
The impending decline in international enthusiasm for the U.S. as a destination for study and research is not only a result of the change in the political winds, but also the failure of universities to take a more active role in the public arena. 

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