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A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

March 27, 2016 - 4:26pm
Qataris are paying hundreds of millions a year for – the right to be associated with the prestige of several institutions. That’s what brand is all about— apparently, it’s worth up to a couple of hundred thousand dollars per student.  
March 20, 2016 - 3:04pm
We need some perspective on where cultural sensitivity is needed (and lacking) and where it is misplaced.
March 13, 2016 - 5:21pm
To some degree, freeness is in the eye of the beholder. 
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.



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