Universities Creating Academic Ties with China

December 21, 2006

The Winston-Salem Journal reports that "partnerships in China are hot among US universities." Schools are working to expand their reach, collaborate on research, broaden their students' horizons and recruit top Chinese scholars. In some cases, they want to cash in on an enormous market for education in the most populous nation on the planet. China estimates it would require 800 new colleges to meet the demand projected for 2008, at a cost of $68 billion US. Winston-Salem Journal