Proposed Alliance Could Create International Engineering “Meta-University.”

The Chronicle of Higher Education (7/10, Labi) reported, “If ambitious plans outlined” at a recent conference at Columbia University is realized, “several of the world’s leading universities could soon be collaborating on engineering-design projects and research activities, exchanging students and professors, and pooling their expertise to work more closely with industry.” During the conference, “deans and other leading faculty members from Ivy League engineering schools and their counterparts from elite institutions in Brazil, China, and India gathered to discuss the formation of a new alliance called CIBI.”

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