Ebola could test college commitments to international academic exchange

October 16, 2014 1:51 AM

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U.S. colleges and universities have long prided themselves on an open-door policy that encourages enrollment of international students. Their commitment to that principle might get tested in coming months as the deadly Ebola virus ravages three west African nations.

On Wednesday, CNBC reported that Navarro College in Texas had denied admission to at least two Ni­ger­ian applicants because that country had experienced confirmed cases of Ebola. The community college subsequently issued a statement of apology for “any misinformation that may have been shared with ...

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