UNLV is the latest Western university to end its branch campus in Singapore -- at least in its current form.
Over objections of Yale's president, professors approve measure demanding more attention to issues of freedom as university helps create new campus in Singapore.
Faculty raise questions about oversight of Yale’s new outpost in Singapore. Some wonder why they never got to vote on the project.
Johns Hopkins program, seen as pathbreaker for global graduate education, to close -- amid acrimony from former partners.
Some NYU students question hire of visiting professor from Singapore -- who campaigns to keep gay sex illegal -- to teach human rights.
University defended her appointment to visiting position, but announces that she withdrew. NYU also says it didn't know of her statements on gay people when it selected her, but that they wouldn't have been relevant.
In weighing a proposed outpost in Singapore, Yale considers the parameters of inquiry and speech in a more authoritarian society.
Despite some high-profile failures, Australian and American universities seek students and outposts in the prosperous city-state.
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