International higher education

The Call to Qatar

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Georgetown University will become the next American college to offer degrees in the Middle East.

College Access -- Comparing Countries

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A study of industrialized nations finds Sweden has the most affordable higher education system and the Netherlands has the most accessible.

Cross Country Merger

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Middlebury College, a liberal arts institution in Vermont, is negotiating to take over a graduate school in California.

Unlikely 'Death Penalty' for a Tennis Team

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Asked to predict which institution would join Southern Methodist University in the pantheon of worst rules violators in the history of college sports -- becoming only the second recipient of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's so-called death penalty -- most observers would have guessed highly visible repeat wrongdoers like Auburn University or the University of Kentucky.

Global and Local

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A new for-profit player -- Whitney International U. -- has ambitions to operate all over the world, and to offer teacher education in the U.S.

British Professors Reconsider Boycott of Israel

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Facing growing international criticism, a union will hold another vote

Return to Iran

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After 25 years with minimal contact, American colleges and academics are rebuilding connections and exchange programs.

New Era in International Higher Education

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Degree-granting American campuses in Qatar reflect shift in role colleges play globally -- and efforts in China may be about to take off.

Longer Stays for Foreign Professors

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New federal regulations allow some scholars from abroad to have visas for as long as five years.

British Union Abandons Boycott

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Reversal of action against 2 Israeli universities follows an outcry in the UK and from many American academic groups.

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