India Is Opening Up. What Should American Colleges Do About It?

India Is Opening Up. What Should American Colleges Do About It? 1

Mark Shaver for The Chronicle

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Mark Shaver for The Chronicle

India's new reform-minded minister in charge of higher education, Kapil Sibal, has endorsed the entry of foreign universities into the country and recently visited several leading institutions in the United States, hoping to encourage them to set up operations. He has also asked government officials to let foreign universities set their own tuition rates and to exempt them from admissions quotas for lower-caste students that public universities in India must observe.

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