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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

October 27, 2014

University of Warwick backs down on charges that led to punishment of influential professor for nine months.

October 24, 2014

Several higher education organizations say a court decision in a negligence case stemming from a prep school study abroad case places too heavy a burden on schools and colleges to account for risks.

October 23, 2014

A Times Higher Education round-up on budgets and enrollments.

October 20, 2014

One college suspends new admissions for all of Africa while other institutions have disinvited speakers or quarantined students and faculty. 

October 16, 2014

The story behind an unusual title for a work of science research.

October 9, 2014

Only 10 percent of Japanese researchers are women, but of those researchers who leave the country, 60 percent are women.

October 2, 2014

German students benefit from increased support at time when other nations are becoming more frugal.

September 26, 2014

Initiatives in St. Louis and Michigan aim to work within the existing immigration system to retain international students in the local economy.

September 26, 2014

Following faculty petition and unflattering press report, university ends negotiations to continue hosting Chinese government-funded center for language teaching and research.
 

September 25, 2014

Britain's funding systems are seen as a model for reform.

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