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Jul 23, 2015
Two job ads for Kean U's campus in China state preference for Chinese Communist Party members, while the standard employment application requests information regarding political affiliation and personal details that are generally illegal to ask for under U.S. antidiscrimination law.

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
July 28, 2015 - 8:57pm

New activities.

 

The World View
July 26, 2015 - 5:08pm

Hardly any week goes by without an article on corruption in higher education.

University of Venus
July 21, 2015 - 8:42pm

A new campus environment.

 

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March 7, 2011

The London School of Economics and Political Science is in the midst of a major academic scandal over ties to the government of Libya, including questions about the legitimacy of a Ph.D. awarded to a son of Muammar el-Qaddafi's, connections between administrators and a foundation controlled by the Libyan dictator, and training provided by the London School of Economics to Libyan government officials.

February 7, 2011
American U. in Cairo Press has its headquarters -- overlooking square filled with protesters -- ransacked by police.
February 4, 2011
Educators involved in study abroad expect interest in the Middle East to grow, but many colleges are looking for alternatives to programs they had in Cairo.
January 31, 2011
American colleges scramble to evacuate students.
January 28, 2011
As some American colleges rethink how their programs should encourage students to gain international perspectives, a Chinese university embraces liberal education.
January 17, 2011
President lifts Bush regulations that have decimated American colleges' academic programs in the country.
December 15, 2010

U.S. agency suspends all federally funded human-subjects research at West Virginia's Bluefield State College after long list of alleged violations.

December 7, 2010
In podcast interview, rector of European Humanities University discusses an institution banned from the country it was created to help.
November 30, 2010

Australian universities, noted for their success in attracting large numbers of international students, are bracing for significant declines.

November 15, 2010

Worries that the worldwide economic downturn would trigger a slip in international education should be largely alleviated by this year’s "Open Doors" report, which shows that during the peak of the recession, international student enrollment continued to rise and -- for the first time in the report’s history -- the total number of U.S. students who studied abroad declined slightly.

Also, China overtook India as the country sending the most international students to the U.S.

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