International higher education

Opposition mounts to proposed cuts to Fulbright

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Advocates of international exchange organize to protest a proposed 13 percent cut to the flagship Fulbright program.

A look at Columbia's 'Global Centers' model

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Columbia has created network of eight "Global Centers" to promote transnational teaching and research.

Study Abroad Programs Evacuate from Ukraine

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Two study abroad programs evacuate amid intensifying tensions in the Crimea.

New initiative aims to double the number of Americans studying abroad

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More than 150 universities sign on to initiative to double the number of Americans who study abroad. The main barriers involve cost, curriculum and culture.

Universities create programs so STEM majors earn 2nd degree in a foreign language

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At gathering of senior international educators, presenters discuss programs in which students double-major in STEM fields and a foreign language.

Part-time employment surges at Australian universities

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The number of non-full-time academics on Australian campuses rises by 17 percent, a figure officials attribute to universities' need for flexibility and financial constraints.

Study finds early career scholars in Europe are not confident of ability to find a permanent job

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In global survey of early career researchers, those in Europe are least confident of finding a permanent research or teaching position.

The study abroad provider Living Routes to close after losing its affiliation with UMass Amherst

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The study abroad provider Living Routes will close its doors after the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, citing health and safety concerns, suspends its affiliation agreement with the organization.

UArctic attempts to promote research, teaching collaboration across the universities of the region

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The University of the Arctic promotes research collaboration, joint educational programs and mobility across a region of increasing geopolitical importance. 

Trinity College faculty object to presidential statement denouncing the academic boycott of Israel

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When the Trinity College (Connecticut) president released a statement denouncing the American Studies Association's endorsement of an academic boycott of Israel, faculty pushed back. UPDATE: Other faculty members issue letter attacking the boycott.

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