Joanna Waley-Cohen | Liberal arts renaissance in Asia
The provost for NYU Shanghai on the idea of a global networked universityand why businessis the most popular major on campus
Singapore: These are exciting times for global higher education in Asia. There is a heightened sense of ambition in the region to create innovative institutions that will meet the explosive demand for higher education to herald the so-called “Asian renaissance". Alongside a race for top global rankings, leading Asian universities are also competing among themselves to develop a globally competitive workforce that can aspire to both the individual and collective good.