International higher education

At American Studies Association meeting, scholars debate proposed academic boycott of Israel

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Proposal to boycott Israeli universities leads to intense debate at scholarly meeting.

Survey finds increases in international enrollments, study abroad

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Annual "Open Doors" survey finds a 7.2 percent increase in international students at U.S. colleges and a 3.4 percent increase in American study abroad participation.

George Mason turns to corporate partner to grow international enrollments and programs

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George Mason developed a pathway program for international students on its own but, in search of higher enrollments, now plans to join forces with a corporate partner. 

Peking University's partner institutions in the West respond to controversial dismissal of Xia Yeliang

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Wellesley and other American colleges that collaborate with Peking University respond to its controversial decision to fire Xia Yeliang allegedly for political reasons.

Admissions association lifts ban on commissioned agents in international recruiting

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Association of admissions officers lifts its ban on the use of commissioned agents in international student recruitment.

Academic freedom concerns may jeopardize Wellesley-Peking partnership

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More than 130 Wellesley faculty sign letter saying that if Peking University fires a professor for his political views, they'll urge the college to reconsider its partnership with Peking.

Scholars raise questions about free academic study tours to Israel

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There are a variety of groups offering to cover expenses for academics to travel to Israel. Professors consider the questions raised by participation on such trips.

Controversial U-Multirank initiative aspires to be a different kind of international ranking

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U-Multirank seeks to overcome limitations of global league tables, but it already has its own critics.

Does China have too much influence over academe in the West?

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NYU disputes Chinese dissident's assertion of government influence, but experts say the issue illustrates pressures faced by many institutions to avoid offending Beijing.

NACAC panel would allow, but discourage, use of commission-based agents

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Admissions association panel seeks to lift ban on agents paid on commission in international student recruiting -- while maintaining that the "best practice" is not to use them at all.

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