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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

March 7, 2016 - 8:02pm
In Ukraine research and education are institutionally separated — separated during the Soviet era, and remaining separate for the twenty-five years after the collapse of the Soviet Union. 
February 28, 2016 - 5:04pm
Universities have embraced the responsibility to respond to the refugee crisis swiftly and seriously while the government has been criticized for reacting slowly and inadequately.
February 22, 2016 - 7:50pm
Free tuition, whatever its benefits, also has some pitfalls.
February 16, 2016 - 8:39pm
The announcement that Cornell is adjusting its admissions policy for international students from need-blind to “need aware” only seems to add to the confusion about who we enroll from abroad and why.
February 8, 2016 - 7:58pm
There are some who insist that the university is constantly in a state of crisis, aggravated perhaps by political crisis.  I do not agree. 
January 31, 2016 - 5:41pm
You cannot put people with different experiences, different values, and different backgrounds together and just assume that mutual respect and harmony will result. It might, but it is more likely that it won’t.
January 24, 2016 - 3:41pm
Supporting refugees takes not only political will on the part of university leaders but also budgetary decisions by faculty councils.
January 17, 2016 - 3:03pm
Geography influences the results of the International Outlook Ranking more than an institution's strategic decisions.
January 10, 2016 - 3:55pm
Will national internationalization policies ultimately achieve their short- and long-term, goals?  Only time will tell.  But perhaps the bigger question is what the overall impact of such policies will be on higher education worldwide.
January 3, 2016 - 12:59pm
It is imperative that institutions provide sufficient support services to facilitate the adjustments international students must make and to give students and scholars an opportunity to articulate their own needs.

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