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Apr 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. 

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"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
April 20, 2015 - 9:02pm

Lessons of academic life.

 

The World View
April 14, 2015 - 6:53pm

Expansion access to higher education by increasing the number of institutions and number of seats alone cannot ensure the participation of students from the periphery of society.

University of Venus
April 13, 2015 - 7:59pm

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December 11, 2014

Universities can and should do more to help Chinese students adapt to higher education in the U.S., Bob Eckhart argues.

 

December 11, 2014

Educators consider how much institutions in developing nations should focus on local priorities as opposed to research agendas that match those in the West.

December 1, 2014

As international student enrollments have skyrocketed, U.S. universities are just starting to sort out the implications for the classroom. Do professors need to adjust grading expectations for written assignments?

November 26, 2014

Education minister, concerned by reports of rampant cheating by international students, directs quality assurance agency to examine institutions' policies.

November 17, 2014

Let's rethink the language we use to describe students and faculty members who aren't from the United States, Shari Motro writes.

November 17, 2014

Report shows 8.1 percent increase in international student enrollment at U.S. universities and 2.1 percent growth in the number of Americans studying abroad. 

November 13, 2014

Aim to send 50 percent of students abroad by 2020 and boost foreign cohort at home.

November 12, 2014

New graduate enrollments from outside the U.S. are up, thanks in large part to a big increase from India. But Chinese numbers show a small drop.

November 12, 2014

New report examines the challenges U.S. universities face in establishing international joint or dual degree programs and raises the issue of ‘credential inflation.’

October 30, 2014

At conference on European higher education, speakers call for much more ambitious harmonization process to compete with the U.S. and China.

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