U.S. Campuses Abroad

North Dakota and New York stories raise questions about ensuring international quality

Stories about colleges in New York and North Dakota highlight the lack of independent authority overseeing the quality of universities’ efforts abroad.

Event focuses on global higher ed and recruitment challenges in changing times


Panelists at Inside Higher Ed-organized event discuss international student recruitment and keeping their institutions global amid political headwinds and public skepticism of internationalization activities.

Academics outraged over life sentence for British graduate student in U.A.E.


British Ph.D. student in U.A.E. was found guilty of spying after what observers say was an unfair trial in which he was denied due process. Some academics urge Western universities -- including NYU -- to reconsider role of campuses in the Emirates.

Academics at RMIT in Vietnam question its equivalence to home campus


Academics at Vietnamese branch of Australian university say they lack time and resources to provide learning experience comparable to that of the main campus.

Texas Tech opens a branch campus in Costa Rica

Texas Tech opens new campus in Costa Rica in collaboration with a multinational banking, hospitality and real estate company.

China's Ministry of Education approves termination of more than 200 Chinese-foreign cooperative programs

China's Ministry of Education approves the termination of more than 200 Chinese-foreign partnerships. An expert says it's a cumulative list of all terminations since 2006.

Malaysia reconsiders role of branch campuses


Change in government is leading to a reassessment.

Foreign branch campuses in Qatar monitor major diplomatic rift

A diplomatic rift could have outsize impacts for international education, though university officials say it's still unclear what long-term impacts might be.

U.S. report examines constraints on university programs in China

U.S. Government Accountability Office examines American universities’ policies and practices on academic and other freedoms for their educational programs in China.

Scholars suggest Western universities could face legal difficulties when operating in countries without human rights protections

Scholars warn Western universities could be held accountable for conduct in countries in which they operate campuses.


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