U.S. Campuses Abroad

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.

Political activism looks different at U.S. branch campuses than at main campuses

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At U.S. branch campuses, protests often aren’t possible. What opportunities are there for political or social action?

Shift from branch campuses reflects changes in educational delivery and demand

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Shift from local to far-flung branch campuses in some parts of the country reflects changes in educational delivery and demand.

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.

U.S. report examines constraints on university programs in China

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U.S. Government Accountability Office examines American universities’ policies and practices on academic and other freedoms for their educational programs in China.

Scholars suggest Western universities could face legal difficulties when operating in countries without human rights protections

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Scholars warn Western universities could be held accountable for conduct in countries in which they operate campuses.

Report finds countries hosting universities from other countries lack basic information about operations

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Countries with campuses from other nations lack agreement on how to define such arrangements, track data from institutions and assure quality control, report says.

Survey of European universities finds end to boom in branch campuses

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Survey of European universities finds other approaches top their internationalization agendas.

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