International higher education

A review of MIT's Saudi partnerships recommends against severing ties

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Critics of the university's Saudi ties say they are disappointed but not giving up.

Rice to investigate scholar in gene-editing case

University to investigate whether a physics and bioengineering professor was involved in a banned genome-editing procedure that allegedly produced the world's first genetically edited babies.

Faculty at Kean U China campus won't be Kean employees for much longer

Faculty at Kean University's campus in China, currently employed by Kean, will soon be employed by the Chinese campus. Kean says it is retaining control over academics, but the faculty union says the change raises academic freedom concerns.

Northeastern plans to acquire humanities college in London

University moves to acquire a 210-student college in London, the New College of the Humanities, which attracted an all-star roster of visiting professors but has struggled to meet enrollment and financial goals. What's in it for Northeastern and NCH?

Study abroad numbers continue to grow, driven by continued growth in short-term programs

The number of Americans studying abroad continues to increase and grow more racially diverse. Participation in short-term programs is booming, while the number of students studying abroad for a full year is decreasing.

New international student enrollments continue to decline at U.S. universities

The number of new international students fell by 6.6 percent at U.S. universities in fall 2017, and the decline appears to be continuing this fall, according to new data.

Colleges sue to stop policy that makes it easier for international students to accrue "unlawful presence" in the U.S.

Colleges challenge a new U.S. policy that makes it easier for international students to face future three- or 10-year bars on re-entry.

Chinese companies seek to buy American campuses

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When a Chinese company seeks to buy an American music college, opponents of the sale raise academic freedom concerns. Over the last several years, Chinese buyers have purchased a number of campuses in the U.S.

Trump administration recommends restoration of ACICS, an accreditor that remains controversial

Trump administration recommends restoring the controversial accreditor of many for-profits, citing a federal court ruling. Meanwhile, ACICS faces questions about its approval of a Danish business school's degree programs.

Hopkins librarian forced to leave country quickly over H-1B visa woes

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British academic said she had to leave the country after Johns Hopkins declined to submit an application to renew her H-1B visa due to perceived likelihood of denial.

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