International Branch Campuses

International Branch Campuses
Aug 17, 2016
Ontario college cites financial reasons in withdrawing from its male-only campus in Saudi Arabia, but others, citing human rights grounds, question the original decision to be there.

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April 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. 

March 18, 2015

After N.Y.U. professor working on migrant labor issues is barred from entering the United Arab Emirates, questions emerge about implications for faculty at the university's branch campus there.

 

March 16, 2015

Analysis of international branch campuses suggests that the trend isn't going away, but won't work for all institutions.

February 13, 2015

University of Warwick plans to construct a campus outside Sacramento on land where Drexel University once planned to build.

January 22, 2015

Rather than build a branch campus abroad, UC Berkeley hopes to bring foreign universities to California to participate in a proposed global educational hub.

July 24, 2014

With conflict in Gaza ongoing, some universities with study abroad programs in Israel suspend programs while others stay the course.

March 12, 2014

Together, U. of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong U. run innovative joint institute.

March 12, 2014

These universities aren't building international branch campuses, at least not now. Here's why.

March 11, 2013

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.

March 6, 2013

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

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