The World View
A blog from the Center for International Higher Education
July 8, 2013 - 8:12pm
The problems of the short public presidential tenure are worse than those of the long private tenure.
July 1, 2013 - 8:07pm
When I first worked in university admissions more than 30 years ago the word “marketing” was completely taboo.
June 16, 2013 - 8:14pm
Are politicians more prone to this kind of hanky-panky than others in society? Is degree fakery and plagiarism a global epidemic?
June 10, 2013 - 6:59pm
There are too many countries with highly educated taxi drivers. Not that someone with a university degree shouldn’t drive a taxi but only if this is a choice, not employment for lack of any other. What is the alternative?
June 4, 2013 - 7:05pm
Last week, 7 million Brazilians participated in a two-day exam to assess achievements in language, natural sciences, humanities, mathematics and writing.
May 23, 2013 - 7:27pm
It is difficult to imagine a university today that does not have (or is not considering) a China strategy. What is our preoccupation with China about?
May 15, 2013 - 8:34pm
Despite our presumption that the U.S. hosts the world’s best universities, we do not (or very soon will not) have the world’s best educated population.
May 5, 2013 - 8:34pm
During the 2000s, the number of international students attending public and private universities in Argentina increased considerably.
April 28, 2013 - 6:36pm
The unprecedented expansion of higher education in Africa is often described as “massive.” Still, the enrollment rate hovers around 5-6 percent.