View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

US Colleges have Interest in UAE and Possibly Conflict of Interest

Earlier postings have spoken about the US rush establish Middle Eastern campuses as well as highlighting some human rights, discrimination issues and Emirati laws that universities like the University of New York are ignoring in setting up centers in the UAE.

Freelance paralegal, Pamela Case writes for the Tracy Press, CA and discusses whether US Colleges are simply following the money that is being thrown at them for setting up bases in the Middle East.

Article: Pamela Case, ‘Colleges Interested in Middle East: Here’s Why’, Tracy Press, 8 April 2008.

Dr. Geoff Pound

Image: A view of the University of California which is considering a venture into the Middle East.