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A report from the American Council on Education offers a draft set of principles for international engagement by U.S. institutions, and urges universities to play an advocacy role for international engagement by all U.S. citizens. Report available at: http://www.acenet.edu/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Programs_and_Services&ContentID=43034 Jaschik, Scott, "Global Marketplace", Inside Higher Ed, November 7, 2011. Read article »

$150 Million Gift to Stanford for Efforts to Fight Poverty

Dorothy and Robert King ('60) fund the launch of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies for research and innovations to alleviate poverty in developing economies. "$150 Million Gift to Stanford for Efforts to Fight Poverty", Inside Higher Ed, November 4, 2011. Read article »

The Travails of Wales

A need for effective international regulation for online programs is revealed by accusations of malpractice by the University of Wales in the validation of distance learning degrees. Thrift, Nigel, "The Travails of Wales", Chronicle for Higher Education online, November 2, 2011 Read article »

Duke Faculty Question the University’s Global Ambitions

Internal communication challenges in Durham are highlighted as Duke builds a new campus and designs programs for Kunshan, China. Wilhelm, Ian, "Duke Faculty Question the University's Global Ambitions", Chronicle for Higher Ed, October 26, 2011. Read article »

College 101 for Non-Native Speakers

"Pathway" programs are provided by for-profit organizations to help foreign students transition into their host university. The model has a 15+ year history in Australia, but is new in North America. Pathways graduates typically move into the second year of university study after completing a year of coursework, and have performed on par with, or better than, domestic and foreign students who earned direct admission. Fischer, Karin, "College 101 for Non-Native Speakers", Chronicle of Higher Education, August 7, 2011. Read article »

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We want to scour the world to try to find those things that strike us as truly forward-looking. President Jim Yong Kim

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