U.S. Campuses Abroad

Outposts of American Academe in Middle East

In podcast interview, presidents of 4 universities share views on evolving role of their institutions and education in their region.

House Panel Studies Abroad

Congress asks university officials for pros and cons of the "globalization of American universities," and its effects on U.S. competitiveness.

'A Mini-NYU'


The typical model for establishing branch campuses abroad is to offer specialized programs or schools. In Qatar, for instance, Carnegie Mellon University offers business administration and computer science, Cornell a medical school and Georgetown a School of Foreign Service. Also in Qatar, Texas A&M offers engineering, and Virginia Commonwealth art and design.

The Business of Branching Out

Maryland college's payment of per-student fee to contractor in Taiwan raises questions about when practices unacceptable in the U.S. are permissible (or not) abroad.

Cornell Degree, Offered in Africa

University will build complete academic program in watershed management in Ethiopia.

The Phantom Campus in China

Amid the clamor for branches of American colleges abroad, some of the most ambitious plans for the People's Republic are as yet, and perhaps even permanently, unrealized.

New Campus, in New Cairo

A university prepares to leave its historic home and move to an entirely new, $400 million campus.

For- and NonProfit and Other Issues in Innovation

Investors -- and regulators -- discuss the profit motive and emerging models in private higher education, growing worldwide.

Exporting 2-Year Degrees

From a surprising source: Under new agreement, Montana State U. might design and offer two-year degree programs in Abu Dhabi.

An Ambitious Approach to Overseas Expansion

Duke's business school announces a plan to establish a global network of campuses, all with multiple programs -- and to bring the rest of the university on board.


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