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Explore the debate and science of Confucius Institutes.

March 26, 2020

Universities for Sale

David Randall

The higher education establishment will use the coronavirus emergency to double down on their dependence on China. This is precisely the wrong response.

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March 19, 2020

Scrutiny of China's Donations to American Universities is Long Overdue

David Randall

We are no republic if we let the plutocrats and the bureaucrats manage our colleges for us, as they have done, to America’s detriment, for far too long.

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March 12, 2020

Senator Chuck Grassley Issues Stern Warning About Confucius Institutes

NAS

In a letter to 77 colleges and universities, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley urges higher ed presidents to reconsider their support of Confucius Institutes.

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March 3, 2020

NAS Applauds the Foreign Influence Transparency Act

NAS

The Senate has reintroduced a bill to strengthen transparency requirements for colleges and universities receiving donations from foreign sources.

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August 5, 2019

Senator Josh Hawley Takes Aim at Confucius Institutes

Rachelle Peterson

A Missouri congressman asks colleges in his state to reconsider their arrangements with the Chinese government. 

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July 15, 2019

U.S. Universities' Dangerous Lack of Foreign Gift Transparency

Rachelle Peterson

Colleges often don't disclose gifts from foreign governments, even when legally required. What are they hiding?

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March 22, 2019

China’s Insidious Institutes

Rachelle Peterson

Senator Rob Portman asks the right questions on Beijing-funded Confucius Institutes.

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March 1, 2019

Criticizing Confucius Institutes

NAS

Three new reports from the federal government and from the UK reiterate NAS’s concerns: Confucius Institutes need to go. 

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February 20, 2019

China Infiltrates US Colleges and Universities

NAS

NAS Director of Policy, Rachelle Peterson was interviewed by Fox New earlier this month on Beijing's continued effort to plant a stake at American colleges. 

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