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Global
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.

University of Venus
April 13, 2014 - 9:03pm

First in a new how we work/live series at University of Venus. 

Archive

October 16, 2009
At a time when the liberal arts sector feels ever-increasing pressure to justify its own existence, and when colleges are feeling a greater and greater need to globalize, a bit of assistance on both these fronts has come from an unlikely source: three unassuming Chinese undergraduates, each of them attending an American liberal arts college.
September 28, 2009
BALTIMORE -- Carleton College has 18 new students from China this year, and they are paying about half of their own expenses. A handful of them don't need any financial aid at all. While Chinese graduate students are no shock on university campuses, significant cohorts of undergraduate applications from China are a new phenomenon at most colleges. Just a few years ago, Carleton had only three or four students enrolling from China, and it never enrolled students who could afford to pay their own way.
September 3, 2009
Study finds 43 percent increase in just three years -- with some shifts away from the "North-South" location patterns of home institutions and their outposts.
July 29, 2009
American and British university leaders propose a mechanism for building up the "special relationship" between the two countries by jointly working in other countries, worldwide.
July 7, 2009
At the 2009 World Conference on Higher Education, the second such gathering convened by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (the first was in 1998), panelists on Monday discussed the implications of global trends in higher education before ceding the floor for a four-hour roundtable discussion on higher education in Africa, specifically.
April 7, 2009
The growth is concentrated among graduate schools that already have the largest numbers of foreign students.
February 27, 2009
Three years after establishing branch campus in United Arab Emirates, George Mason is closing its operations there -- highlighting the difficulties of such ventures.
February 26, 2009
Under new curriculum, Susquehanna U. says students must go away. But it's the course they take when they come back that's required.
February 23, 2009
Despite challenges, many colleges still expect increases in participation. Others, worried about transferring aid out of the institution, set limits.
February 16, 2009
Outposts of liberal learning are popping up worldwide, often based on adaptations of an American model.

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