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A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

October 1, 2017 - 5:32pm
A glimpse into the finances of top Chinese universities suggests they share more than we might have imagined with American flagship public universities, but also that claims of imminent “catch up” might be overblown
September 27, 2017 - 8:04pm
A clear danger is that by its parliamentary influence, the AfD might be in a position to normalize its positions.
September 24, 2017 - 8:53am
Achieving world-class status will increase their chances of better collaboration with highly ranked universities as well as increase chances to attract resources for research.
September 20, 2017 - 5:51pm
Basically, all flagship universities are world-class universities, but not vice-versa. They are world-class universities with a heart, essentially.
September 17, 2017 - 8:19pm
The Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations in September 2015 have given renewed consideration to the importance of education for development.
September 12, 2017 - 5:33pm
Clearly, pursuing international stature comes at an economic cost—inevitably the transfer of national resources to international beneficiaries—and perhaps some compromise to national identity.
August 20, 2017 - 5:05pm
Universities benefit from the three pillars of alumni engagement: time, treasure, and talent. 
August 15, 2017 - 3:08pm
If we are guardians of the internationalization of higher education, we are also guardians of the society in which our institutions of higher education exist. 
August 6, 2017 - 2:27pm
There is no doubt that the education system needs a major overhaul. The question is whether the country will receive the funding that it needs.
July 30, 2017 - 7:22am
In an address to the Congress of Party Leaders last year, President Xi Jiping said “Higher education must adhere to the correct political orientation” and that universities should be transformed into “strongholds that adhere to party leadership.”



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