Despite Fanfare, Texas A&M's New Campus in Israel Faces Hurdles

Debbie Hill, UPI, Landov

John Sharp (left), chancellor of the Texas A&M U. system, joined other officials, including Israel's president, Shimon Peres (second from right), in a ceremony to sign an agreement to open a branch campus in Nazareth. The document describes the deal in broad outlines and leaves out many details.
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Nearly a decade after a bogus-degree scandal triggered a clampdown on branch campuses of foreign universities in Israel, a plan by Texas A&M University to take over a college in Nazareth could open the door to a change in Israeli law that would...

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