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October 15, 2014
A professor's comments opposing the American Studies Association's boycott of Israeli universities became the subject of a disciplinary investigation at Fordham University.
October 14, 2014
Princeton professor protests his preemptive exclusion from a panel based on his support of the academic boycott of Israel.
October 13, 2014
Some faculty at Kean University, in New Jersey, are questioning the academic value of a new campus in China, The Wall Street Journal reported. Kean officials argue that an exchange program will benefit the state's students, while faculty and students critical of the branch in Wenzhou argue that Kean should focus on its campuses in New Jersey.
October 10, 2014
U.S. News and World Report has announced that it will release its first global ranking of universities on Oct. 28. U.S. News plans to publish a global ranking of the top 500 universities across 49 countries, as well as four regional, 11 country-level, and 21 subject area-specific rankings.
October 8, 2014
After his sculpture caricaturing the university president was seized and dismantled, professor creates new piece
After university officials seized and dismantled a professor's sculpture caricaturing the university president, he created a whole new piece consisting, in part, of the original components.
October 8, 2014
An instructor at the University of Hong Kong was assaulted on Monday after a man attending a class on media law and ethics erupted in a pro-China outburst, the Wall Street Journal reported.
October 6, 2014
A new British Council report forecasting trends in mobility at the graduate (or post-graduate) level through 2024 projects that China and India will continue to fuel growth in the number of outbound graduate students, and that the average annual rate of growth in the number of outbound students from India will exceed that of China.
October 2, 2014
More than 200 anthropologists have signed their names to a statement advocating for the boycott of Israeli academic institutions. “The recent military assault on the Gaza Strip by Israel is only the latest reminder that the world’s governments and mainstream media do not hold Israel accountable for its violations of international law,” the anthropologists’ statement says.
October 1, 2014
Pennsylvania State University is the second institution within a week to confirm that it will not be continuing its agreement to host a Confucius Institute, a center for Chinese language and cultural training funded by the Chinese government. In confirming that the university will be ending its Confucius Institute agreement at the end of this year (Dec. 31), the dean of Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts cited goals that are inconsistent with those of Hanban, the Chinese government agency that administers the institutes.
September 26, 2014
Initiatives in St. Louis and Michigan aim to work within the existing immigration system to retain international students in the local economy.