22 juillet 2018

Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Travel Ban

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. In case closely watched by higher education, justices find that Trump was within his authority in restricting entry to the U.S. for nationals from a group of mostly Muslim-majority countries. More...

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Eastern Michigan offers resident tuition rate to international undergraduates

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Eastern Michigan hopes resident tuition rates will attract many more international undergraduates. More...

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Asian Studies President Weighs in on Exclusionary Conference

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The president of the Association of Asian Studies last week wrote a column about the controversy surrounding the association’s upcoming conference in India. Hundreds of scholars have signed a letter criticizing the association’s response to an Indian government directive that Pakistani scholars be excluded from the conference, and a second letter has called for a boycott. More...

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Russian Agency Revokes Accreditation of Private University

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A Russian agency has revoked the accreditation of a prestigious private university, the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences (logo at right), “in what critics fear could further erode independent education in the country," The Moscow Times reported. The agency found 11 of the institution’s bachelor's and master’s programs to be in violation of state educational standards. More...

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University Apologizes for Email Quoting Nazi General

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The University of Exeter apologized after a career services employee included a quote from a German World War II general in what was meant to be a motivational email to students, the BBC reported. More...

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Commissions and Incentives

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Pathway providers are shaking up the international student recruitment landscape, and the incentives they offer recruiting agents are attracting scrutiny. More...

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Parting Ways

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Because many of the third-party pathway programs are young -- and because some are for quite long terms (e.g., 30 years in the case of the INTO partnerships) -- many have not come up for renewal yet. More...

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As Pathway Market Expands, Enrollment Outcomes Diverge

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The number of universities contracting with corporate entities to recruit for and manage first-year programs for international students keeps growing. As competition increases, institutions report mixed results with the model. More...

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The Lay of the Land

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Third-party pathway programs have a wide range of academic and financial models. Here's an overview and some of the key corporate players. More...

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A Different Pathway Model

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Kings Education mostly recruits students to small private institutions with the expectation of transfer. At one Kings partner, those the company recruited made up almost 40 percent of all undergraduates last fall. More...

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