Global Higher Education

Current Activities

C-BERT maintains an active presence through publications, presentations, and interviews with the media. A summary of these activities is provided here; additional media mentions of the work of C-BERT, Jason Lane, and Kevin Kinser can be found here.

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Foreign Exchange Blues: Jason Lane recently had the opportunity to speak with HUFFPOST Live about international students attending U.S. institutions.

Jason Lane, Kevin Kinser, and the C-BERT research team have a new Jossey-Bass publication: Multi-National Colleges and Universities: Leading, Governing, and Managing International Branch Campuses. For more information, click here.

Jason Lane was quoted in a recent NAFSA report entitled Asia’s Burgeoning Higher Education Hubs. The report can be read here.

C-BERT member Christine Farrugia completed a policy brief for the Al Qasimi Foundation. The brief can be accessed here.

Jason Lane was a participant at Russia’s National Training Foundation (NTF) on May 24th. Jason Lane spoke on “Incentives for Internationalization: Why should the Governments Care?”

Kevin Kinser and Jill Crombie Borgos participated in the April 2012 OBHE Global Forum. Information about the event can be found here.

Internationalization for Job Creation and Economic Growth. April 12-13, 2012. SUNY Global Center, New York City. More information can be found here.

The Commercial Banking division of Chase Financial generated a report that focuses on international branch campuses. The report can be found here.

Higher Education and International Relations: What Role for Higher Education in Public Diplomacy? Rockefeller Institute of Government, March 6, 2012. Details can be found here.

Kevin Kinser participated in the February 2012 AIEA conference in Washington D.C. Information about the event can be found here.

The Chronicle of Higher Education has released a series of essays on international branch campuses. The essays can be found here.

Christine Farrugia has been awarded a graduate research fellowship from Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation to conduct field work in the UAE. Christine’s work will focus on International Branch Campus legitimacy.

Jason Lane was a guest on the September 2nd edition of The Capitol Pressroom, where he discussed International Branch Campuses. You can listen to the discussion here.

Jason Lane & Kevin Kinser were recently awarded the IAU Palgrave Research Essay Prize. Their essay entitled Reconsidering Privatization in Cross-Border Engagements: The Sometimes Public Nature of Private Activity will be published in an upcoming issue of the journal Higher Education Policy. An announcement of the prize and their article abstract is featured in the January 2011 issue of the IAU Newsletter. A copy of the newsletter can be found here.

Members of the CBERT team will be presenting at the 2011 ASHE conference in Charlotte, NC. Visit the ASHE website for additional information.

Kevin Kinser and Jason Lane presented at the May CIES Conference in Montreal. For more information, click here.

The C-BERT team traveled to Indianapolis in the Fall to present an international branch campus symposium at the 2010 Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Conference. The PDF document of the presentation can be found here.

Prof. Kevin Kinser was quoted in a article in the Wall Street Journal about the closing of Dana College, entitled A College Closes for Good as Rescue Plan is Rejected.

Lane & Kinser give talk at the IMHE meeting in Paris on “Expanding into New Markets: An Analysis of When Institutions Move Across Borders,” September, 2010.

Kinser gives talk on “Global Trends in Cross-Border Education” at the APLU Council for International Programs annual meeting in Sedona, July, 2010.

Lane gives talk on “Famous Failures: Lessons Learned from Closed IBCs” at the APLU Council for International Programs annual meeting in Sedona, July, 2010.