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Hebrew U. of Jerusalem, although closely associated with the State of Israel, spends a lot of time fighting with its government.
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?”
New York University has tapped Alfred H. Bloom, president of Swarthmore College since 1991, as the inaugural leader for a new branch campus in Abu Dhabi.
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