International Higher Education

International Higher Education
Feb 07, 2019
Spurred by Khashoggi killing, MIT says it will strengthen review of collaborations in countries where governments are engaged in human rights violations but won't override faculty prerogative or terminate existing Saudi-sponsored projects.

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June 6, 2017

A diplomatic rift could have outsize impacts for international education, though university officials say it's still unclear what long-term impacts might be.

June 1, 2017

International education professionals meeting this week for NAFSA’s annual conference confront a difficult political environment.

May 16, 2017

Amid pressures to increase revenues and international enrollments, some universities move to establish high schools for international students on their campuses.

April 26, 2017

National Association of Scholars calls on universities to close their Confucius Institutes. Defenders say there's nothing sinister about the Chinese-backed centers.

March 30, 2017

Western-style universities are challenged in Hungary and Russia. Is one university being punished for its ties to George Soros, and another for its gender studies courses?

March 24, 2017

Director of McGill Institute for the Study of Canada steps down after publishing column critical of Quebec, and many raise questions about academic freedom.

March 20, 2017

A Trump effect? Many Canadian universities are reporting large gains in international applications at the same time some American universities are seeing declines.

February 24, 2017

Various surveys look at biggest academic challenges international students face and the availability of professional development opportunities for professors teaching in intercultural classrooms.

February 21, 2017

Administrators who promote global agendas for colleges consider the newly politicized nature of their work.

February 7, 2017

Clemson professors fast to pressure university to condemn Trump executive order barring entry from seven Muslim-majority countries.

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