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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November 18, 2015

In South Africa the struggle for free tuition -- and fundamental university transformation -- continues after massive student protests.

October 22, 2015

A series of scandals has led to increased political and media scrutiny of a visa program important to colleges.

September 25, 2015

Multiple programs and scholarships seek to help refugees from Syria and elsewhere obtain higher education, but the need dwarfs the response.

September 10, 2015

Adam Habib, vice chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand, discusses how he plans to recruit more black academics without resorting to a freeze on the hiring of white academics.

August 18, 2015

With a deal to limit Iran's nuclear program and relieve sanctions pending, U.S. universities look ahead to new possibilities for cooperation. But even as institutions contemplate sending students there, some flag safety and human rights concerns.

August 18, 2015

The board chair at the U of British Columbia objects to a professor's blog post on the president's sudden resignation -- fueling further concerns about that university's still unexplained leadership transition.

July 22, 2015

Russian universities want to internationalize, but a broader campaign on foreign funding and influence isn't helping.

June 26, 2015

At congressional hearing, officials at American institutions operating in China say that academic freedom is preserved.

June 23, 2015

New report documents a range of types of attacks on higher education worldwide, including killings, imprisonments, wrongful dismissals and expulsions, and restrictions on the movements of students and scholars.

June 19, 2015

The University of Washington announces a new joint institute with China's Tsinghua University -- and $40 million in funding from Microsoft.

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