European Association for Chinese Studies reports that conference materials were confiscated and censored after chief executive of Confucius Institute Headquarters, a conference sponsor, objected to contents.
AAUP urges universities to terminate or renegotiate contracts for Chinese-government funded centers of language and culture. With about 90 Confucius Institutes established in U.S., will it have an impact?
The Home Office revokes the right to host foreign students for 3 universities and 57 private colleges and launches a criminal investigation into widespread English language testing fraud at Educational Testing Service centers.
Minnesota lawmakers are poised to pass legislation requiring colleges to report on the safety of study abroad programs; bill in New York would mandate disclosure of financial relationships with providers.