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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.

 

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

Archive

January 2, 2008
For-profit provider builds network of "independent branch campuses" overseas to try to reach a different kind of student -- and a slew of them at that.
December 21, 2007
In wake of high-profile murders at Louisiana State, experts consider the impact on conceptions of U.S. campus safety among prospective international students.
September 18, 2007
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.
August 31, 2007

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.

June 27, 2007
As European higher education internationalizes, master's programs taught in English proliferate.
June 11, 2007

It was all busyness and business as usual at Bardoli Global’s Houston headquarters Tuesday when the small staff of four stopped – albeit for but a second. “You’re in a frenzy doing something all the time but we looked up and said, ‘You realize, some of our kids are gone?’” recalls Anthony Jewett, executive director and CEO of the organization. “We’ve done it.”

June 4, 2007
Educators consider the impact of the process to "harmonize" European higher education on graduate schools here and abroad.
March 22, 2007
Analysis of visa trends suggests that renewed optimism about flow of international talent to U.S. may have been premature.
March 16, 2007
Russian-American Christian University shows both the promise and challenge of foreign expansion.
March 1, 2007
U. of Minnesota student in Tanzania accuses institution of not responding appropriately when she alerted officials to harassment.

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