Hong Kong University to Use Minerva Platform

May 2, 2018

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Minerva Project have crafted an arrangement through which the Asian university will use Minerva's curriculum and technology and some students from the upstart institution will spend part of their last year studying and doing research in Hong Kong.

The HKUST-Minerva Scholars Program, as it is known, represents the first time that Minerva has licensed its distinctive brand of education to another institution.

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Doug Lederman is editor and co-founder of Inside Higher Ed. He helps lead the news organization's editorial operations, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Doug speaks widely about higher education, including on C-Span and National Public Radio and at meetings and on campuses around the country, and his work has appeared in The New York Times and USA Today, among other publications. Doug was managing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education from 1999 to 2003. Before that, Doug had worked at The Chronicle since 1986 in a variety of roles, first as an athletics reporter and editor. He has won three National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association, including one in 2009 for a series of Inside Higher Ed articles he co-wrote on college rankings. He began his career as a news clerk at The New York Times. He grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and graduated in 1984 from Princeton University. Doug lives with his wife, Kate Scharff, in Bethesda, Md.

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