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  • Overseas students pour into some American campuses, but other colleges haven’t kept up with the growth

    Chronicle of Higher Education - 11/16/2015

    Joseph E. Aoun, Northeastern’s president, is fond of telling stories of the cross-cultural friendships formed on his campus (the Turkish and Armenian students living harmoniously as roommates, for instance), but he is quick to emphasize that “our goal is not to get more international students. Our goal is to globalize the university.”

    In this, Northeastern has something in common with two of the other institutions that have seen the largest gains in market share, Arizona State University (No. 2) and New York University (No. 4). All three have aggressive, entrepreneurial leaders determined brand their institution a “global university.”

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