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A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

July 23, 2017 - 4:21pm
We are insufficiently motivated to pause and engage in slower, more rational thinking. Instead we seek immediate gratification, cognitive ease and simple explanations.
July 18, 2017 - 4:45pm
Armenia is a country whose main resource is a highly intelligent human capital. Yet many of the students who go abroad do not return.
July 9, 2017 - 11:48am
The impending decline in international enthusiasm for the U.S. as a destination for study and research is not only a result of the change in the political winds, but also the failure of universities to take a more active role in the public arena. 
June 25, 2017 - 5:07pm
The reasons why the world, especially Africa, would be well served to ignore the rankings are numerous. 
June 22, 2017 - 8:45pm
While the number of students admitted into higher education in China reached 6.85 million by 2012, only 8,363 people with disabilities were admitted that year. 
June 13, 2017 - 5:28pm
There is something cynical about a proposal that claims to make higher education more equitable for all by reducing funding.
May 30, 2017 - 4:36pm
The widespread faculty misconduct, corruption and degree fraud make Ukraine’s doctoral degrees -- similar to its national currency -- steadily depreciate.
May 17, 2017 - 7:22pm
Over the two decades 1986-2006, student enrollment  increased by about four- to eight-fold at a limited number of universities resulting in "institutional massification," not national or regional massification, 
May 9, 2017 - 4:28pm
What the commentary on the Purdue-Kaplan venture published to date overlooks is the importance of President Daniel’s biography. 
May 7, 2017 - 9:21am
It is too early to know whether the March for Science portends a collective resistance that will be sustained.

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