First-of-its-kind analysis compares purchasing power of professors at public universities in 28 countries. U.S. is topped by (in order) Canada, Italy, South Africa and India.
International education experts debate whether developing countries should focus their time and money on colleges and universities that educate the elite or the masses.
Houston Community College's experiences in Qatar -- including issues of gender segregation, administrative infighting and student discontent -- provide a cautionary tale of foreign expansion.
Proposed reforms have some universities threatening to withdraw from centralized system.
Admissions leaders -- charged with resolving a major ethics debate -- hear reports on how other countries handle the issue, consider inconsistencies of U.S. policy and ask a lot of tough questions.
Many American colleges want more students from the country, but those whose efforts are relatively young or small say not to expect an immediate enrollment surge.
Stories about colleges in New York and North Dakota highlight the lack of independent authority overseeing the quality of universities’ efforts abroad.
As network of Chinese-funded institutes at American universities expands, some professors see opportunities. Others worry about academic freedom and whether centers promote "culturetainment," not scholarship.
Technion's partnership with Cornell and the pair's planned New York City campus could signal new era for Israeli universities and more prominence for Israeli science.
Multiple governmental initiatives seek to increase academic mobility and scientific collaboration with the U.S.
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