Research Professor Philip G. Altbach, founding director of the Center for International Higher Education, is a leading authority on higher education worldwide. His new book, Global Perspectives on Higher Education (John Hopkins University Press, 2016), reflects his scholarship based on 50 years of research and teaching. The volume features 18 essays on all aspects of international higher education, including the globalization of rankings, research universities in developing countries, Western impact on Asian higher education, student political activism and challenges facing Brazil, Russia, India and China, among many other topics. CIHE colleagues Laura Rumbley and Hans de Wit, as well as BC alumni Liz Reisburg and Ivan Pacheco, also contributed to the volume.
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