by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/29/15, 02:38 pm
WASHINGTON—In 2012, New York University (NYU) set up a degree-granting campus in Shanghai—one more American university stringing into China’s educational system.
But does China’s communist government really give American universities academic freedom? One NYU official told members of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs on Thursday that NYU makes its own decisions. But a Chinese witness at the same hearing believes the Chinese government is taking advantage of the universities.