Global Education

On Foreign Soil

HR lessons on expanding abroad

In 2008, Sunil Khambaswadkar came on board as the assistant vice chancellor of HR at the Abu Dhabi campus of New York University, which now supports 450 students and is growing strong. “It was a great opportunity for HR and me, personally, to be part of the campus right from the beginning, participating in the planning process, being able to determine what would be required from an HR perspective,” he says.

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U of Michigan President Donates 3% Raise To Scholarship Program

The University of Michigan Board of Regents on Thursday approved a 3 percent salary increase for President Mary Sue Coleman, but she donated it to fund global student travel for the second consecutive year.

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TOEFL® Search Service Now Available to Assist Universities and Colleges with International Student Recruiting

Universities and colleges can now more easily connect with potential students from around the world, thanks to a new innovation from ETS and Hobsons.

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With Opening Near, Yale Defends Singapore Venture

Students have started to be admitted, faculty members have been hired, and construction has begun on the site that will become the home of Yale University ’s first joint college in its 300-year history.

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Saudis Send Large Student Delegation To WMU

Western Michigan University is getting ready for the arrival of 300 students from Saudi Arabia, one of the country's largest delegations on U.S. campuses.

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Coming To America 101: Centenary College Teaches Foreign Students How To Live, Study In The U.S.

After flying 19 hours on a plane from his home in western Africa, Ibrahim Kanda wasn’t sure what to expect on his first day in the United States.

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Accreditation Snafu Leaves Kean University's China Campus On Shaky Ground

With great fanfare, Kean University and Chinese officials broke ground last March on the first foreign campus of the New Jersey institution, to be built at Wenzhou University in Zhejiang Province.

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Why GVSU Is Putting Weight In Teaching International Perspectives

Grand Valley State University has long strived to prepare students to live and work in a global world, but a new initiative aims to answer just how good a job it’s doing.

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Sacramento State To Launch MBA Program In Singapore

Sacramento State is joining a growing list of American institutions exporting their classrooms to Asia.

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University Of New Haven Opening Satellite Campus In Italy

The University of New Haven plans to open its first international satellite campus this fall in Prato, Italy, UNH officials said Friday.

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