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Fischer, Karin – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
Several stumbles by American colleges in setting up programs with foreign partners have called attention to problems inherent in making such arrangements. State University of New York Empire State College has allowed a university in Albania to deliver diplomas in its name. In North Dakota, state auditors issued a scathing review of dual-degree…
Descriptors: Graduation Requirements, State Colleges, Foreign Countries, College Students
Fischer, Karin – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
Global education has become a big business, as evidenced in the exhibit hall at the annual conference of Nafsa: Association of International Educators, where hundreds of vendors pitch a wide range of products and services. The world has become a kind of global classroom, with greater numbers of students flowing across borders each year. The number…
Descriptors: International Education, Marketing, Study Abroad, Exhibits
Fischer, Karin – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
In this article, the author discusses the Democratic victories that have raised expectations on college campuses in part because a number of the gubernatorial candidates, including Deval L. Patrick, emphasized themes of access and affordability in their campaigns. Mr. Patrick, the governor-elect of Massachusetts, traveled to the University of…
Descriptors: Campuses, Student Financial Aid, Public Colleges, Higher Education