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Trump victory will be a jolt for higher education

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Many academic leaders fear the president-elect could scare off foreign students, encourage discord on campuses and promote the anti-intellectualism that won him broad support from non-college-educated males. UPDATE: American Council on Education congratulates president-elect.

Reuters investigates 'special relationship' between U.S. admissions officers and Chinese education company accused of fraud

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A Reuters investigation details how a Chinese company accused by multiple ex-employees of application fraud "bought access" to U.S. admissions officers.

Oberlin College to grant credit to high school students through online research project program

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High school students will soon be able to earn college credit from Oberlin College for instruction neither delivered by the institution nor taught by its faculty members.

Foreign-born professors account for U.S. Nobel haul

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All six U.S.-based Nobel Prize winners so far this year hail from outside the U.S., with five of the six coming from the U.K.

American U of Afghanistan plans 'radical' security changes after campus attack

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American U of Afghanistan plans "radical" security changes when it resumes classes. Some question whether university did enough to protect students and professors in dangerous part of the world.

A foreign academic briefly detained in Turkey tells his story

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A foreign academic briefly detained in Turkey and fired from his university for alleged links to coup-plotters tells his story. 

Gunmen Attack Campus of American University of Afghanistan

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Thirteen people reported killed in attack by gunmen that came weeks after two foreign professors were kidnapped. Seven students among the dead, as is instructor who studied in U.S.

Trump proposes "extreme vetting" and an ideological test for visas

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Republican candidate proposes a system for admittance to U.S. that critics say violates American and academic principles.

Saudi student numbers fall at many campuses

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Colleges have come to count on tuition from large numbers of Saudi Arabian students. After years of rapid growth, enrollments are declining on many campuses, in some cases precipitously.

With Brexit win, universities face 'significant challenges'

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Decision to leave E.U. reflects divisions in nation but goes against wishes of university leaders and many professors.

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