International Branch Campuses: Evolution of a Phenomenon

  • Kevin Kinser
  • Jason E Lane
Keywords: cross-border higher education, transnational education, branch campus, quality assurance, academic freedom

Abstract

International branch campuses have evolved over the last decade in terms of their numbers and diversity, their relationship with the host government, and the strategies employed for quality assurance. We review the trends in these areas and suggest several implications for the way the phenomenon should be viewed.

Author Biographies

Kevin Kinser

Kevin Kinser is associate professor and chair of the Department of Edu- cational Administration and Policy Studies and co-director of CBERT at the State University of New York at Albany. 

Jason E Lane

Jason E. Lane is senior associate vice chancellor and vice provost for academic planning and strategic leadership at the State University of New York (SUNY) and co-director of CBERT at SUNY-Albany. 

Published
2016-03-14
How to Cite
Kinser, K., & Lane, J. E. (2016). International Branch Campuses: Evolution of a Phenomenon. International Higher Education, (85), 3-5. https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2016.85.9232
Section
International