Admissions association panel seeks to lift ban on agents paid on commission in international student recruiting -- while maintaining that the "best practice" is not to use them at all.
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New Russian law requiring NGOs to register as "foreign agents" if they receive funding from foreign sources and are engaged in "political activity" threatens closure of an independent polling agency and raises concerns about climate for scholarly collaborations.
QS runs one of three major global university rankings systems, but some question whether methodology is sound.
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.
Flagship foreign study program may have failed to attract desired numbers.
Following big wins for those wanting academics to stay away from Israel, AAUP reiterates its view that such movements are antithetical to academic freedom.
Gaye Tuchman considers the way academic programs are being cut at Australian and American campuses, and worries about all the similarities.
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.
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?
Several Australian institutions dedicate staff positions specifically to working with rankings groups -- and moving up on their lists.
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