Shifting tides of global higher education soft power

Universities’ ties with China under investigation

By Karin Fischer, The Chronicle of Higher Education – in University World News.

Until now, the impact of China on American universities has largely been a subject of discussion for college campuses, not the halls of Congress. No longer. A US House of Representatives sub-committee began a hearing last Thursday on whether American colleges’ Chinese connections could compromise academic freedom in this country. Scholars from the US and China gave testimonies.

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20141204120251306

Povl Tiedemann
December 2014

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