In China, Duke U. Navigates a Foreign Landscape

Qilai Shen for The Chronicle

Students took part in an international fair at Duke Kunshan U. in December. The university offers several 
master’s degree programs and a one-semester undergraduate program in interdisciplinary studies.
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The road to China has not been smooth for Duke University.

The prestigious college’s effort to open a campus here has been beset by construction problems, Chinese red tape, and faculty debates back home in Durham, N.C., about the value and cost of...

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