International Higher Education

International Higher Education
Jun 23, 2020
Order suspends entry for foreign workers coming to U.S. through certain visa programs but spares a program important for international students.

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May 6, 2019

In the past 10 days, new president has proposed defunding philosophy and sociology departments and announced ideologically motivated cuts to federal university budgets.

February 7, 2019

Spurred by Khashoggi killing, MIT says it will strengthen review of collaborations in countries where governments are engaged in human rights violations but won't override faculty prerogative or terminate existing Saudi-sponsored projects.

January 23, 2019

Saying it wants to "again become a place where talent feels valued and nurtured," Ghent University overhauls its system for faculty evaluation to de-emphasize quantitative metrics and annual progress reports. Professors will be asked about their goals and what they are proud of.

November 14, 2018

University moves to acquire a 210-student college in London, the New College of the Humanities, which attracted an all-star roster of visiting professors but has struggled to meet enrollment and financial goals. What's in it for Northeastern and NCH?

November 13, 2018

The number of new international students fell by 6.6 percent at U.S. universities in fall 2017, and the decline appears to be continuing this fall, according to new data.

November 8, 2018

American universities' ties with Saudi Arabia -- always controversial -- are coming under more scrutiny. A look at the multimillion-dollar connections between Saudi Arabia and leading American universities -- and the questions being raised about what the Saudis are getting.

October 25, 2018

Colleges challenge a new U.S. policy that makes it easier for international students to face future three- or 10-year bars on re-entry.

October 23, 2018

Annual globally focused report documents nearly 300 "attacks" on higher education, including violent assaults against campuses or individual scholars, killings of student protesters, cases of imprisonment or criminal prosecution, and restrictions on academic travel.

July 23, 2018

American academic leaves China after losing his post, saying that “China has reached a point where I do not feel safe being a professor and discussing even the economy, business and financial markets.”

July 11, 2018

China's Ministry of Education approves the termination of more than 200 Chinese-foreign partnerships. An expert says it's a cumulative list of all terminations since 2006.

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