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May 20, 2015
The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?

Booklets

"Globalization in Higher Education" is a free compilation of articles -- in print-on-demand format -- about long-term trends in the recruitment of foreign students, study abroad, internationalization of the curriculum, online education and more. The articles aren't breaking news -- they contain analysis and context about long-term trends and some of the strategies colleges are embracing. Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, April 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman conducted a free webinar to talk about the issues raised in the booklet's articles. To view the webinar, please click here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Academic Partnerships.

 

Blogs

University of Venus
May 20, 2015 - 9:05pm

Taking the time to get to know colleagues.

 

University of Venus
May 18, 2015 - 8:20pm

Mental health, FERPA, Sweet Briar and more.

The World View
May 17, 2015 - 4:22pm

Emerging and developing countries that are promoting inbound and outbound mobility should be more realistic about their prospects of attracting international students.

Archive

April 10, 2015

At Webster University’s branch campus, serious concerns have been raised by faculty and others over several years about academics, student health and safety, academic freedom, and an allegedly autocratic administration. 

April 9, 2015

Paris-Saclay’s president discusses why 19 French institutions are stronger as one.

April 2, 2015

Experts consider implications of government officials' statements about the need for universities to reject Western values.

March 30, 2015

As it releases its second annual ranking, the European Union's U-Multirank project continues to face challenges, but many see value in the effort to revise the way rankings are done.

March 26, 2015

In impoverished part of Rio, struggles to get a branch campus that the government pledged to build there.

March 25, 2015

Number of enrolled international students rises 10 percent, and government officials say policy changes position the country well against competitors in Europe and North America.

March 20, 2015

European Court of Human Rights rules that faculty members have a right to criticize their bosses.

March 18, 2015

After N.Y.U. professor working on migrant labor issues is barred from entering the United Arab Emirates, questions emerge about implications for faculty at the university's branch campus there.

 

March 16, 2015

Analysis of international branch campuses suggests that the trend isn't going away, but won't work for all institutions.

March 12, 2015

The president of Saudi Arabia’s flagship graduate research university has rejected calls for him to condemn restrictions on freedom of speech in the country.

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