International Higher Education

International Higher Education
May 20, 2015
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?

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May 29, 2013

QS runs one of three major global university rankings systems, but some question whether methodology is sound.

May 23, 2013

Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program is graduating its last students. The program, which operates in 22 developing countries, has focused on students from marginalized groups with a commitment to social justice.

May 16, 2013

Flagship foreign study program may have failed to attract desired numbers.

May 13, 2013

Following big wins for those wanting academics to stay away from Israel, AAUP reiterates its view that such movements are antithetical to academic freedom.

May 7, 2013

Gaye Tuchman considers the way academic programs are being cut at Australian and American campuses, and worries about all the similarities.

 

April 8, 2013

President of Irish university asks all academic employees to recruit peers from other institutions to join peer review survey that is key part of QS rankings.

April 3, 2013

U.S. accrediting agencies believe they have a role to play in facilitating mobility and improving the quality of overseas institutions, but will they find it difficult to uphold the integrity of their standards abroad?

March 20, 2013

Several Australian institutions dedicate staff positions specifically to working with rankings groups -- and moving up on their lists.

March 15, 2013

Nearly half of university graduates are in jobs that don't require their level of postsecondary credential, a study finds.

February 28, 2013

Study finds soaring spending on science in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Korea, but investments don't always match areas of strength.

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