U.S. Campuses Abroad

American College Programs in Mumbai Are Cautious and Relieved

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Though several colleges have programs in city hit by wave of attacks, they report no harm to students or employees. A former professor is among Americans killed.

The Liberal Arts, Abroad

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Outposts of liberal learning are popping up worldwide, often based on adaptations of an American model.

Scrutiny and Standards for Branch Campuses

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AAUP and Canadian counterpart warn about use of non-tenure-track faculty and use of corporate model at branch campuses being set up worldwide.

Public Good, Private Money

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World Conference on Higher Education concludes, with government officials from Brazil and India taking up issues of access and branch campuses, respectively.

Outsourcing Teaching, Overseas

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In Utah State degree program in Asia, "lead professors" (from Utah) design the course work and assign the grade, but "local facilitators" (from partner universities) deliver much of the course content.

An Atlantic Trust

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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.

Passage to India

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South Asia beckons American colleges looking for students, joint ventures and new sources of funds. But are expectations too high?

International Campuses on the Rise

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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.

Apollo Goes Global

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For-profit higher education giant announces $1 billion joint venture (with private equity giant) to invest in international education market.

'The World's Honors College?'

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Symone Gamble, 17, of Frisco, Texas, was dead-set on attending Princeton University. Then she noticed a booklet about New York University Abu Dhabi in her stacks of college mail. Intrigued, she applied. The university flew her to Abu Dhabi for an all-expenses-paid candidate weekend. “It was the first campus I went to where I felt like I could honestly be at home, even though for a girl from a town in Texas, feeling at home in a place on the other side of the globe feels a little bit out of the ordinary,” she said.

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