As country opens somewhat to American students, proponents describe unprecedented opportunities for exchange, while critics wonder ask if restrictions raise questions about academic legitimacy.
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March 9, 2011
January 20, 2011
Universities establish physical presences abroad -- and some consider new model that would bypass the controversy over commission-based agents.
December 15, 2010
U.S. agency suspends all federally funded human-subjects research at West Virginia's Bluefield State College after long list of alleged violations.
November 30, 2010
Australian universities, noted for their success in attracting large numbers of international students, are bracing for significant declines.
October 12, 2010
In weighing a proposed outpost in Singapore, Yale considers the parameters of inquiry and speech in a more authoritarian society.
September 10, 2010
California's community colleges toughen graduation requirements. Some see changes as overdue; others fear standards are too high.
August 25, 2010
Continued growth in Chinese undergraduate enrollments brings new issues to campuses in the United States.
August 18, 2010
West Virginia’s universities offer a case study in internationalizing largely from scratch.
August 4, 2010
U.S. colleges have increasingly turned to for-profit companies for help in recruiting international students. Now, with the growing popularity of “pathway” programs -- which feature a hybrid of credit-bearing coursework and instruction in English language and academic skills -- some institutions are also outsourcing the responsibility for teaching and supporting international students their first year on campus.
July 27, 2010
It’s not uncommon for colleges to discontinue academic programs overseas for financial reasons. But Centenary College, in New Jersey, is shutting down an M.B.A. program in Asia to contain a plagiarism epidemic. About 400 students are currently enrolled in the program at locations in Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan.