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UMass Boston severs ties with Confucius Institute

THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON has severed its ties with the Confucius Institute, an on-campus academic center funded by the Chinese government that has stirred controversy on campus and among some Massachusetts politicians. Katherine Newman, the interim chancellor at UMass Boston, declined to...

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Closing Confucius Institutes

At least 10 American universities have moved to close their Confucius Institutes in the past year as political pressures over the Chinese government-funded institutions for language and culture education have intensified. The Confucius Institutes have long been controversial. The centers vary somewhat across...

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USF shutters controversial Confucius Institute on New Year’s Eve

URI ending relationship with controversial Confucius Institute

U-M to end agreement with Confucius Institute next year

NC State is closing its Chinese-backed Confucius Institute. Is politics…

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