International higher education

Turmoil at a Mexican University

Months after forcing out a host of professors and administrators, the rector of an institution with close ties to U.S. colleges himself departs.

Rose-Colored Glasses on China?

One study finds Western universities rushing in without a plan. Another study questions institutes being created by Chinese government at universities worldwide.

Settlement in Singapore Over Failed University

University of New South Wales agrees to reimburse government of island nation for millions it spent to help establish first foreign university -- which closed within five months of opening.

Fear Factor

In wake of high-profile murders at Louisiana State, experts consider the impact on conceptions of U.S. campus safety among prospective international students.

Scholar's Visa Denial Upheld

The case of Tariq Ramadan has become central to efforts by academic and civil liberties groups to challenge the denial of U.S. visas to foreign scholars. And on Thursday, a federal judge handed those groups a defeat by upholding the right of the government to deny a visa to Ramadan, a prominent Muslim scholar who has been unable to enter the United States to accept a position at the University of Notre Dame.

Creating Capacity in Study Abroad

For-profit provider builds network of "independent branch campuses" overseas to try to reach a different kind of student -- and a slew of them at that.

Transition to Bilingualism

New Fairleigh Dickinson U. program doesn't require Korean students to excel in ESL before earning credits toward their degrees.

Managing Study Abroad

New report offers college leaders recommendations for fully integrating overseas studies into their academic offerings.

Study Abroad Inquiry Expands

Moving beyond major providers, New York Attorney General subpoenas colleges about their international programs.

Integrating International Faculty

Researchers consider issues specific to foreign-born faculty and ways to help them adjust.


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