International programs

North Dakota and New York stories raise questions about ensuring international quality

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Stories about colleges in New York and North Dakota highlight the lack of independent authority overseeing the quality of universities’ efforts abroad.

Debate over Chinese-funded institutes at American universities

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As network of Chinese-funded institutes at American universities expands, some professors see opportunities. Others worry about academic freedom and whether centers promote "culturetainment," not scholarship.

Technion role in New York competition a win for Israeli science

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Technion's partnership with Cornell and the pair's planned New York City campus could signal new era for Israeli universities and more prominence for Israeli science.

California State debates whether to resume study abroad in Israel

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Some faculty members and administrators at California State U. are trying to block resumption of programs in Israel.

Recent abductions highlight risks facing AU Afghanistan

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Kidnapping of two faculty members at the American University of Afghanistan renews attention on the risks confronting universities in conflict zones.

Study finds growth of Chinese higher education hasn't reduced inequality

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The “massification” of higher education hasn’t decreased the importance of family background, analysis finds.

How the crackdown in Turkey is affecting international academic collaboration

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A crackdown on Turkey’s higher education sector after a failed coup has far-reaching effects for fraying academic collaboration and exchange.

Myanmar universities gain some autonomy

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Universities appear to be gaining some autonomy.

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