International Branch Campuses

International Branch Campuses
Apr 10, 2015
At Webster University’s branch campus, serious concerns have been raised by faculty and others over several years about academics, student health and safety, academic freedom, and an allegedly autocratic administration. 

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March 6, 2013

As countries vow to become international centers for higher education, can educators distinguish between hype and reality? How do hubs differ?

March 5, 2013

University officials consider challenges to campuses in other countries -- including MOOCs, the wrong kind of oversight, no oversight, shifting student demands and (when asked about it) lack of academic freedom.

February 25, 2013

After one of its faculty members is turned away from Dubai, London School of Economics pulls out of joint conference with American U. of Sharjah.

January 16, 2013

UNLV is the latest Western university to end its branch campus in Singapore -- at least in its current form.

December 18, 2012

U. of Queensland graduates its first class from its clinical school in Louisiana as medical education in general grows more international.

November 6, 2012

After withdrawing from the Gulf, George Mason plans to branch out once more -- participating in a South Korean university's effort to attract numerous foreign campuses.

August 31, 2012

At U.S. branch campuses, protests often aren’t possible. What opportunities are there for political or social action?

April 6, 2012

Over objections of Yale's president, professors approve measure demanding more attention to issues of freedom as university helps create new campus in Singapore.

January 12, 2012

Study finds that branch campuses are now growing more in Asia than in the Gulf region.

December 15, 2011

University College London joins American institutions that have set up shop at an evolving campus in Doha.

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