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.
International Higher Education
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.
Number of enrolled international students rises 10 percent, and government officials say policy changes position the country well against competitors in Europe and North America.
Government wants them classified as students, but they see many benefits to being considered employees.