The London School of Economics and Political Science is in the midst of a major academic scandal over ties to the government of Libya, including questions about the legitimacy of a Ph.D. awarded to a son of Muammar el-Qaddafi's, connections between administrators and a foundation controlled by the Libyan dictator, and training provided by the London School of Economics to Libyan government officials.
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Is the internationalization of higher education suffering from a midlife crisis? Jane Knight, a professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto, posed that question during a standing-room only session provocatively titled “The End of Internationalization?” Thursday at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference.
“Or are we having an identity crisis? Or are we losing its true north? Are we losing some of the key values about what is behind and supporting and guiding internationalization?”