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Apr 17, 2014
Noted Irish institution -- considered to have a strong reputation -- faces opposition over a rebranding idea.

Booklets

"Globalization in Higher Education" is a free compilation of articles -- in print-on-demand format -- about long-term trends in the recruitment of foreign students, study abroad, internationalization of the curriculum, online education and more. The articles aren't breaking news -- they contain analysis and context about long-term trends and some of the strategies colleges are embracing. Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, April 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will conduct a free webinar to talk about the issues raised in the booklet's articles. To register for the webinar, please click here.

Blogs

University of Venus
April 15, 2014 - 9:05pm

Tips for navigating online drama.

The World View
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.

GlobalHigherEd
April 13, 2014 - 5:34pm

An up-to-date and insightful summary of the state of the Southeast Asian higher education region-building project.

Archive

December 7, 2010
In podcast interview, rector of European Humanities University discusses an institution banned from the country it was created to help.
November 30, 2010
Australian universities, noted for their success in attracting large numbers of international students, are bracing for significant declines.
November 15, 2010
Worries that the worldwide economic downturn would trigger a slip in international education should be largely alleviated by this year’s "Open Doors" report, which shows that during the peak of the recession, international student enrollment continued to rise and -- for the first time in the report’s history -- the total number of U.S. students who studied abroad declined slightly. Also, China overtook India as the country sending the most international students to the U.S.
November 11, 2010
Efforts to evaluate universities from around the world may be flawed, but they aren't going away so they need to be understood, writes Philip G. Altbach.
November 9, 2010
3% increase in number of first year students is the result of continued surge in interest from China.
October 29, 2010
The Educational Testing Service is canceling all scores on the Graduate Record Examination from China this month because large portions of the test had been used in previous administrations of the exam. While testing companies periodically have to cancel scores when a testing center makes an error or gives an incorrect version of a test, making an error throughout China has major ramifications. About 24,000 test takers -- most of them likely applicants to graduate schools in the United States -- took the GRE this month in China.
October 27, 2010
Incoming and (in podcast) departing presidents of American University in Cairo discuss role of key institution in a volatile region.
October 18, 2010
In what appears to be the first decision of its kind, a Canadian court has ruled that universities can be considered government entities and their actions government actions, at least when it comes to their dealings with students. This is important because it means that the institutions can be held legally liable if they violate the rights of students.
October 14, 2010
Glance around the world and in nearly every corner of the globe, you'll find countries searching for a way to expand higher education capacity with insufficient public resources. From Australia and New Zealand to the United States, the challenges sound very much the same.
October 12, 2010
In weighing a proposed outpost in Singapore, Yale considers the parameters of inquiry and speech in a more authoritarian society.

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