International higher education

Turmoil at a Mexican University

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Months after forcing out a host of professors and administrators, the rector of an institution with close ties to U.S. colleges himself departs.

Rose-Colored Glasses on China?

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One study finds Western universities rushing in without a plan. Another study questions institutes being created by Chinese government at universities worldwide.

Settlement in Singapore Over Failed University

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University of New South Wales agrees to reimburse government of island nation for millions it spent to help establish first foreign university -- which closed within five months of opening.

Fear Factor

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In wake of high-profile murders at Louisiana State, experts consider the impact on conceptions of U.S. campus safety among prospective international students.

Scholar's Visa Denial Upheld

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The case of Tariq Ramadan has become central to efforts by academic and civil liberties groups to challenge the denial of U.S. visas to foreign scholars. And on Thursday, a federal judge handed those groups a defeat by upholding the right of the government to deny a visa to Ramadan, a prominent Muslim scholar who has been unable to enter the United States to accept a position at the University of Notre Dame.

Creating Capacity in Study Abroad

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For-profit provider builds network of "independent branch campuses" overseas to try to reach a different kind of student -- and a slew of them at that.

Transition to Bilingualism

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New Fairleigh Dickinson U. program doesn't require Korean students to excel in ESL before earning credits toward their degrees.

Managing Study Abroad

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New report offers college leaders recommendations for fully integrating overseas studies into their academic offerings.

Study Abroad Inquiry Expands

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Moving beyond major providers, New York Attorney General subpoenas colleges about their international programs.

Integrating International Faculty

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Researchers consider issues specific to foreign-born faculty and ways to help them adjust.

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