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Faculty Voice Concerns as Cornell Considers Dual Degree Program With Peking University

Added 03-23-21 11:38:01am EST - “"A joint degree program with Peking University creates issues of academic and personal freedom not raised by mere exchange programs or visiting students"” - Legalinsurrection.com

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“A joint degree program with Peking University creates issues of academic and personal freedom not raised by mere exchange programs or visiting students”

People around the country are already concerned about the influence of China in American higher education. Those concerns have come to Cornell University.

As Cornell University considers establishing a dual-degree program with China’s Peking University, some are voicing concerns that the Ivy League institution should not partner with the communist regime.

In interviews with The College Fix, several members of the Cornell campus community said that the university should not lend its reputation and support to a country that engages in extreme human rights violations as well as espionage against the United States.

“A joint degree program with Peking University creates issues of academic and personal freedom not raised by mere exchange programs or visiting students,” Cornell Law School Professor William Jacobson said to The College Fix in an email.

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