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A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

March 23, 2014 - 4:49pm
William Shakespeare noted a while back “there is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune."
March 16, 2014 - 3:23pm
Partnerships seem to be the name of the game with many nonprofit institutions taking on for-profit partners.
March 10, 2014 - 6:00pm
It’s time to stop beating the university degree to death for all of its limitations and move on to a new way to document postsecondary achievement that reflects today’s realities and options. 
March 2, 2014 - 9:02pm
Half of professors in Catalonia earn between €300 (associate professors) and €1,200 (post-docs) per month (US $409 and $1,637, respectively); professors with more stable positions earn salaries that are competitive in the European Union.
February 16, 2014 - 8:31pm
The experiment with uncapping student numbers at Australian universities has been in operation for two years but despite the predictions of falling standards, there has been no significant change in retention statistics.
February 9, 2014 - 9:34pm
Many affirmative action programs emerge in Brazil, but most struggle with limited number of places in public higher education.
February 4, 2014 - 6:22pm
More countries and institutions thinking of international students as commodities to be traded are contributing to more volatility in the flow of international students, and this may have consequences for budgets and academic programs.
January 28, 2014 - 9:02pm
Change waiting to happen.
January 19, 2014 - 6:34pm
AIRC was single-minded in its determination to have NACAC's 'permission' for member institutions to work with agents. NACAC backed down. 
January 12, 2014 - 6:47pm
Brazil performs below the average in mathematics (ranks between 57 and 60), reading (ranks between 54 and 56) and science (ranks between 57 and 60) among the 65 countries and economies that participated.



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