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Pakistani scholars barred from Asian studies conference in India

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The Indian government is barring Pakistani scholars from participating in a conference in New Delhi co-sponsored by an American academic association.

UC Irvine moves to reject endowed chair gifts from donor with strong opinions about the study of Hinduism

UC Irvine moves to reject gifts for endowed chairs from group that has strong opinions -- too strong -- about the study of Hinduism and a desire to influence who would be hired.

Indian company's skills test for college graduates

Interest in workplace-readiness tests grows, and some big U.S.-based companies make all applicants in India take an assessment from Aspiring Minds, an Indian firm. 

Academics born in India see growth in presidential ranks

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Indian-born academics are seeing their numbers grow in top campus jobs, reflecting internationalization trends over the past 40 years.

Student organizers of a Wharton conference cancel controversial keynote speech

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Student organizers of a forum at Wharton School revoke invitation to controversial keynote speaker from India after professors oppose his appearance.

China and India producing larger share of global college graduates

A new report predicts that China and India will produce a larger share of worldwide college graduates than the U.S. and some EU countries combined by 2020.

Indian recruitment a focus at AIEA conference

Many American colleges want more students from the country, but those whose efforts are relatively young or small say not to expect an immediate enrollment surge.

Deans of Indian origin proliferate at top U.S. business schools

Why are so many deans of the top U.S. business schools of Indian descent? The answers might lie in the changing world order.

India's most prestigious university has governance crisis

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Vice chancellor suspended for not filling key posts. Cases related to sexual harassment have been pending for two years.

India adopts major plan for higher education expansion

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Government plan envisions "top 100 universities in the world" being given permission to operate in the country.

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