Thursday, March 15, 2012

International higher education - Winners and Losers

Another interesting perspective on the "internationalization" of higher education. It raises the question of how Western practices are adapted in service to the host countries as well as the motivation behind Western universities' offering their programs to greater numbers of international students through branch campuses.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Role of higher education in international relations

Here's an interesting piece that reports the findings of a meeting that explored the role of higher education in international relations. This is a crucial and somewhat underappreciated benefit of the U.S.A. continuing to support the expansion of branch campuses around the world.