U.S. Campuses Abroad

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.

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.

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.

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