As American-style grade point averages cross the pond, the question remains whether a 4.0 can ever equal a "first."
International Higher Education
The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?
The Japanese government gives $5 million each to Columbia, Georgetown and MIT for endowed professorships in contemporary Japanese politics. Gifts come as some worry about political science shifting away from area studies.
Project in Malta is led by Jordanian company. Proponents say DePaul is playing a key role, but a university statement says it won't be awarding degrees.
Australia considers whether the quest for tuition revenue from abroad is eroding standards.
Researchers protest effort to limit funding to projects that reflect business priorities -- and charge that basic science is being abandoned.
Paris-Saclay’s president discusses why 19 French institutions are stronger as one.
Experts consider implications of government officials' statements about the need for universities to reject Western values.
As it releases its second annual ranking, the European Union's U-Multirank project continues to face challenges, but many see value in the effort to revise the way rankings are done.
In impoverished part of Rio, struggles to get a branch campus that the government pledged to build there.