International higher education

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.

'Toolkit' for Helping Chinese Higher Education

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A group of public university presidents traveled to China last week to kick off a new approach for collaboration between colleges there and in the United States.

The Institute of University Design, which is being created at Arizona State University, will sponsor projects in which presidents and educational leaders from the two countries will collaborate on projects of mutual interest. The first project will be a book, jointly written by presidents of universities from the two countries, on the "toolkit"  needed to create the future of the academic institution.

Semester at Sea Loses Academic Port

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Pittsburgh severs ties to popular study abroad program for which it awarded credit to students nationwide.

A Different Kind of Fellowship

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Ford Foundation's largest program helps foreign students others ignore -- and challenges assumptions on international exchange.

Starting In on the Higher Ed Act

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A House panel approves bills on graduate and international education, beginning formal work on the massive federal law.

Middlebury Goes West

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Liberal arts college in Vermont will take over California institute known for its graduate programs in global fields.

Failed Attempt at Easing Study in Cuba

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U.S. House rejects amendment that would have undermined year-old Treasury Department rules.

Anxious Calls Home

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American colleges with programs in London account for students and try to assure worried parents.


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