NYU reinvents itself as a "global network university," but critics at home question the creation of campuses in nondemocratic countries and the effect of rapid international expansion on programs in Greenwich Village.
International Branch Campuses
As countries vow to become international centers for higher education, can educators distinguish between hype and reality? How do hubs differ?
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.
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.
UNLV is the latest Western university to end its branch campus in Singapore -- at least in its current form.
U. of Queensland graduates its first class from its clinical school in Louisiana as medical education in general grows more international.
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.
At U.S. branch campuses, protests often aren’t possible. What opportunities are there for political or social action?
Over objections of Yale's president, professors approve measure demanding more attention to issues of freedom as university helps create new campus in Singapore.
Study finds that branch campuses are now growing more in Asia than in the Gulf region.
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