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Chronicle of Higher Education on reform, English-only at KAIST

July 1, 2010

The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at changes made at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology [KAIST] by the current president, Nam-pyo Suh, a Korean-American, as he nears the end of his term. Among the topics covered are the tenure system and the English-only policy, both controversial. On the latter:

[. . .] Mr. Suh’s reforms have sometimes raised eyebrows—and hackles. Kaist is now an all-English-language campus, thanks to a presidential decree four years ago that scrapped Korean as the language of instruction, a move that many students say alienated older faculty members.

Click Here for the Full Story (Source: Brian in Jeollanam-Do)


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