Maryland college's payment of per-student fee to contractor in Taiwan raises questions about when practices unacceptable in the U.S. are permissible (or not) abroad.
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September 18, 2007
September 17, 2007
Church investigation of Georgetown U. theology professor's book raises concerns about academic freedom.
September 14, 2007
New Jersey governor signs a law mandating that the state's four-year public institutions fully accept credits from completed associate degrees.
September 11, 2007
Officials of historically black universities challenge research suggesting that their graduates have lost earnings power compared to alumni of white institutions.
September 7, 2007
University of Kentucky takes evidence-based approach to combating violence against women -- and early results are promising.
September 6, 2007
Cleveland Clinic's Lerner College of Medicine is reportedly in negotiations to affiliate with Columbia, in New York. Will more hospitals hook up with remote universities?
September 5, 2007
Virginia Tech's creative writing faculty craft guidelines to help instructors and teaching assistants discern writing that may signal danger from prose that is just disturbing.
September 4, 2007
Southern Illinois U. leader raises eyebrows with announcement that a department at his university will review charges that he plagiarized his dissertation.
August 31, 2007
The typical model for establishing branch campuses abroad is to offer specialized programs or schools. In Qatar, for instance, Carnegie Mellon University offers business administration and computer science, Cornell a medical school and Georgetown a School of Foreign Service. Also in Qatar, Texas A&M offers engineering, and Virginia Commonwealth art and design.
August 29, 2007
Indictments against Rider administrators had prompted colleges to redouble their commitments to stop abuse of students -- but at what cost?