International Higher Education

International Higher Education
Apr 14, 2014
Experts in area and language studies discuss how to meet rising student demand when federal budget cuts, vanishing tenure-track positions, and lack of commitment to specialized librarians are hurting their fields.


June 13, 2013
Admissions association panel seeks to lift ban on agents paid on commission in international student recruiting -- while maintaining that the "best practice" is not to use them at all.
June 10, 2013
New Russian law requiring NGOs to register as "foreign agents" if they receive funding from foreign sources and are engaged in "political activity" threatens closure of an independent polling agency and raises concerns about climate for scholarly collaborations.   
May 29, 2013
QS runs one of three major global university rankings systems, but some question whether methodology is sound.
May 23, 2013
Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program is graduating its last students. The program, which operates in 22 developing countries, has focused on students from marginalized groups with a commitment to social justice.
May 16, 2013
Flagship foreign study program may have failed to attract desired numbers.
May 13, 2013
Following big wins for those wanting academics to stay away from Israel, AAUP reiterates its view that such movements are antithetical to academic freedom.
May 7, 2013
Gaye Tuchman considers the way academic programs are being cut at Australian and American campuses, and worries about all the similarities.  
April 8, 2013
President of Irish university asks all academic employees to recruit peers from other institutions to join peer review survey that is key part of QS rankings.
April 3, 2013
U.S. accrediting agencies believe they have a role to play in facilitating mobility and improving the quality of overseas institutions, but will they find it difficult to uphold the integrity of their standards abroad?
March 20, 2013
Several Australian institutions dedicate staff positions specifically to working with rankings groups -- and moving up on their lists.



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