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Inaugural Globalization of Higher Education Conference to Address Critical Issues of Affordability and Accessibility (March 13, 2014)

Former Governors Jeb Bush and Jim Hunt will co-host the Globalization of Higher Education Conference to call attention to two of the primary challenges facing higher education in the U.S. and around the world: affordability and accessibility. Governor Bush and Governor Hunt will welcome globally recognized academic, economic, and political leaders to the March 24-25…

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Inaugural Globalization of Higher Education Conference to Assemble Governors, World Economic Leaders, Noted Academics (February 19, 2014)

Former Governors Jeb Bush and Jim Hunt will host the first-of-its-kind conference on the Globalization of Higher Education on March 24 and 25, 2014 in Dallas. The event, presented by Academic Partnerships and Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, will bring hundreds of university leaders from around the world together with thought leaders from academia, government,…

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Academic Partnerships Launches New Online Global Specializations Credential (January 21, 2014)

Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world’s largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it has launched a new Specializations initiative designed to help partner universities capitalize on the globalization of higher education. AP has been working with prestigious, private universities that are leaders in the digital education space, such as Rice University, as…

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Exporting American Higher Education Around the World (March 26, 2014)

Globalization of Higher Education Conference—Tuesday, March 25, 2014 While the first day of the conference focused largely on the disruptive technologies that are transforming higher education, the second day concentrated on the exporting of online learning to better serve students around the world. U.S. colleges and universities are far younger than many European universities—including conference…

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Rapid Change in Technology Sparks New Environment for Higher Education (March 24, 2014)

Globalization of Higher Education Conference—March 24, 2014 Technology has been as revolutionary to higher education as Guttenberg’s printed press. This was one of the common themes among speakers during the first day of the Globalization of Higher Education Conference held in Dallas, Texas. Former Governors Jeb Bush (FL) and Jim Hunt (NC) co-hosted this first-of-its-kind…

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Building a global university brand (January 30, 2014)

These are unnerving times for higher education worldwide. After a four-decade rise in global demand, universities are grappling with powerful forces colliding at once: reduced government support, rising public skepticism about the value of a degree, increased institutional competition and the emergence of disruptive technology. Adding to these pressures is a seismic shift in global…

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