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‘The UN of Higher Ed’ Returns to a Changed World
A mix of optimism and anxiety defined this year’s NAFSA conference, three years after the COVID-19 pandemic upended international higher ed.
Broadening the Fulbright Program’s Reach
Some community college leaders and scholars are advocating for more access to the international educational and cultural exchange program.
Major Changes Coming for Texas A&M Qatar
A reorganization plan is poised to take effect at Texas A&M University at Qatar. Faculty members at both the branch campus and in College Station are pushing back.
CDC to Colleges: 'Consider' Canceling Exchange Programs
Citing dynamic nature of coronavirus spread, new guidance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells colleges to "consider" canceling foreign exchange programs and asking current participants to return to their home countries.
Canceled Course Renews Academic Freedom Concerns
Yale report finds no violation of academic freedom in the cancellation of a course on dissent at Yale-NUS College in Singapore. Experts say the incident points to tensions surrounding academic freedom in countries with limited political freedoms.
Global Higher Ed in Changing Times
Panelists at Inside Higher Ed-organized event discuss international student recruitment and keeping their institutions global amid political headwinds and public skepticism of internationalization activities.
Life Sentence -- and Then a Pardon -- for a Graduate Student
British Ph.D. student in U.A.E. was found guilty of spying after what observers say was an unfair trial in which he was denied due process. Some academics urge Western universities -- including NYU -- to reconsider role of campuses in the Emirates.
Is Kean Giving Control of Its Overseas Faculty to Chinese Government?
Faculty at Kean University's campus in China, currently employed by Kean, will soon be employed by the Chinese campus. Kean says it is retaining control over academics, but the faculty union says the change raises academic freedom concerns.