U.S. Campuses Abroad

Reports of troubles at Webster U.’s branch campus in Thailand

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At Webster University’s branch campus, serious concerns have been raised by faculty and others over several years about academics, student health and safety, academic freedom, and an allegedly autocratic administration. 

UC Berkeley proposes a global educational hub -- in its own backyard

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Rather than build a branch campus abroad, UC Berkeley hopes to bring foreign universities to California to participate in a proposed global educational hub.

New report on cross-border higher education

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A new report from the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education argues that colleges should consider cross-border operations if they want to secure a spot in fast-changing higher education systems.

Amid the branch campus building boom, some universities reject the model

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These universities aren't building international branch campuses, at least not now. Here's why.

A look at U. of Michigan's partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong U.

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Together, U. of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong U. run innovative joint institute.

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.

NYU establishes campuses and sites around the globe

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NYU reinvents itself as a "global network university," but critics at home question the creation of campuses in nondemocratic countries and the effect of rapid international expansion on programs in Greenwich Village.

Scholars discuss how to define and evaluate 'education hubs'

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As countries vow to become international centers for higher education, can educators distinguish between hype and reality? How do hubs differ?

University of Nevada at Las Vegas to end relationship with its Singaporean partner

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UNLV is the latest Western university to end its branch campus in Singapore -- at least in its current form.

George Mason moves ahead with a South Korea campus

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After withdrawing from the Gulf, George Mason plans to branch out once more -- participating in a South Korean university's effort to attract numerous foreign campuses.

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