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April 21, 2014

April 21, 2014 - The world is thirsty for higher education. International talent continues to seek access to colleges and universities in the United States and particularly in California, which boasts a pioneering higher education system with global brand- name appeal that is unmatched by any other state – indeed any other nation. Yet California, and the US in general, is an underperformer when compared to our economic rivals in terms of the percentage of international students we have enrolled in our higher education institutions, and particularly at the undergraduate level. These circumstances pose a tremendous opportunity.
CSHE's newsletter At The Center vol 2 issue 1 is now available. Please click here to read.

April 9, 2014

Dr. Qiang Guo has been a postdoctoral Visiting Scholar at the Center for Studies in Higher Education since July 2013, working under the mentorship of CSHE Director C. Judson King and Professor Wen-hsin Yeh of the Berkeley History Department.

March 6, 2014

March 6, 2014: Growing concerns about the long-term fiscal prospects for college and university retirement and benefit programs will be addressed in a study sponsored by the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) at the University of California, Berkeley.

January 15, 2014

January 15, 2014: The December 2013 issue of History of Universities, published by Oxford University Press, pays tribute to Berkeley emeritus professor of history and former CSHE director Sheldon Rothblatt. The festschrift of articles by nine noted higher-education scholars honors his “truly monumental” contributions over the past fifty years “to the study of higher learning, of higher education, and to the history of universities,” write Roy Lowe and Yoshihito Yasuhara. “During this period there has been hardly any debate in these fields which has not owed something to him. His work has repeatedly challenged those around him to reconsider and to redefine their inquiries.”