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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.

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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.

 

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Archive

January 6, 2009

In the realm of international student recruiting, “A lot of agents will just send out blanket e-mails to universities saying, ‘Oh, I would like to be your representative,’ ” says Sabine Klahr, director of international programs at Boise State University. “We don’t answer those e-mails typically."

“There are no standards at this point,” Klahr explains. “You could work with agents throughout the world who are not" -- she pauses, searching for the right word -- "they are not reputable business people, essentially. How do you know that you can trust them?”

December 4, 2008
Persistent gender gap in study abroad, even as total enrollments rise, puzzles many experts.
November 17, 2008
International numbers up 7 percent, but reported increase is fueled largely by big gains in non-degree and training programs, and more accurate counting. Study abroad keeps growing.
September 16, 2008
Duke's business school announces a plan to establish a global network of campuses, all with multiple programs -- and to bring the rest of the university on board.
September 11, 2008
Shorter programs have grown in recent years, but there's a lack in consistency across home institutions as to their worth -- in the currency of credits, at least.
August 11, 2008

Ireland makes push for greater share of foreign student market -- and vision of being hub for more than study of culture.

July 28, 2008
If you want to understand what the a-word really means, a new report suggests, look to what's happening in Europe.
July 11, 2008

Many Australians question why Carnegie Mellon – wealthier than their universities – is getting so much money to educate so few students at campus in Adelaide.

June 9, 2008
While U.S. says it worries about attracting foreign students, it angers many by charging those who call seeking information and interviews.

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