Salina, KS

Now: 39 °

Currently: Fair

Hi: 54 ° | Lo: 33 °

New KU Recruitment Program Being Questioned

KSAL StaffApril 22, 2014

Some teachers at the University of Kansas are questioning whether a new program designed to attract hundreds of new international students to the school will be beneficial.

The university plans to begin a KU Academic Accelerator Program in the fall. It is a three-semester program to provide academic, social and language help to international students. The program will be jointly run by the university and a private company called Shorelight Education.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports some professors and students raised concerns about having a private company recruiting students for an economic payoff, and the use of agents for recruiting.

A Shorelight official says agents are only part of the company’s approach to recruitment, and it uses only agents approved by leading agencies.

(Information from: Lawrence Journal-World)

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2018. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

Salina LWV to Participate in “Reaching ...

November 13, 2017 12:25 pm

KU Student Expelled For Hacking

October 13, 2017 4:46 am

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

“Storm Fury” ...
January 20, 2018Comments
“Country-Rock’...
January 19, 2018Comments
Study: Riley, Decatur Cou...
January 19, 2018Comments
Gun Pointed at 2 Women
January 19, 2018Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2018