U.S. Campuses Abroad

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.

Investigation finds major gaps in protections for workers who built NYU's Abu Dhabi campus

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An investigative report found that about a third of the workers who constructed New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus were not covered under publicly articulated labor protections.

A site review committee offers extensive recommendations for improving Webster U.'s campus in Thailand

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An internal task force offers extensive recommendations for improving Webster University's campus in Thailand.

NYU professor is denied entry to the UAE, where the university has a campus

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After N.Y.U. professor working on migrant labor issues is barred from entering the United Arab Emirates, questions emerge about implications for faculty at the university's branch campus there.

 

Is the international branch campus phenomenon just a fad?

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Analysis of international branch campuses suggests that the trend isn't going away, but won't work for all institutions.

Report encourages cautious, patient universities to expand to India

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Report notes unpredictability of the higher education landscape in the South Asian country, but cites significant opportunity for universities that take a "long view" in expanding there.

Western universities take different approaches to branches in Shanghai

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British universities make different choices about their operations in Shanghai.

Indiana Wesleyan plans to acquire a Christian higher education institution in Australia

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Indiana Wesleyan U. plans to acquire the Wesley Institute, in Sydney, with hopes to create the first full-fledged Protestant university in Australia and New Zealand.

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