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Accounts of Confucius Institute-ordered censorship at Chinese studies conference

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European Association for Chinese Studies reports that conference materials were confiscated and censored after chief executive of Confucius Institute Headquarters, a conference sponsor, objected to contents.

Debate renews over Confucius Institutes

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AAUP urges universities to terminate or renegotiate contracts for Chinese-government funded centers of language and culture. With about 90 Confucius Institutes established in U.S., will it have an impact?

Chicago faculty object to their campus's Confucius Institute

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A faculty petition at the University of Chicago calls for the institution to terminate its contract for a Chinese-government funded center of research and language teaching.

 

 

 

Peking University's partner institutions in the West respond to controversial dismissal of Xia Yeliang

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Wellesley and other American colleges that collaborate with Peking University respond to its controversial decision to fire Xia Yeliang allegedly for political reasons.

Academic freedom concerns may jeopardize Wellesley-Peking partnership

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More than 130 Wellesley faculty sign letter saying that if Peking University fires a professor for his political views, they'll urge the college to reconsider its partnership with Peking.

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.

Seeking additional credible information about Chinese applicants, colleges use video interviews

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Facing the problem of fraud, colleges turn to video interviewing services to gain additional information about their Chinese applicants.

Colleges open State Department-funded American Cultural Centers in China

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American colleges and the State Department jointly set up "American Cultural Centers" at Chinese universities.

China and India producing larger share of global college graduates

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A new report predicts that China and India will produce a larger share of worldwide college graduates than the U.S. and some EU countries combined by 2020.

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.

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