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Professors from Cornell University in New York have overwhelmingly voted to reject a proposed joint degree program bankrolled directly by the Chinese communist government.
Cornell Professors Reject University’s Partnership with Communist China
Professors from Cornell University in New York have overwhelmingly voted to reject a proposed joint degree program bankrolled directly by the Chinese communist government. The proposed partnership between Cornell and Peking University was rejected with...
Utah Lawmakers Aim to Close Communist China’s Confucius Institutes
Lawmakers in Utah have presented a joint resolution to shut down all Confucius Institutes active in the state’s universities and colleges. Introduced by Republican Representative Candice Pierucci, the resolution argues that their closure is necessary...
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives updates about the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic during a press conference on April 17, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale. A DeSantis Executive Order eliminated all fines from COVID-19 lockdown measure enforcement by county and city government officials.
State of Florida Cracks Down on Beijing’s ‘Economic Infiltration’
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a focused effort to crack down on what he calls “meticulous and deliberate” Chinese Communist Party (CCP) economic infiltration in his state during a press conference on Monday, March 1....
In December, the Trump administration had proposed a rule to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) called “Establishing Requirement for Student and Exchange Visitor Program Certified Schools to Disclose Agreements with Confucius Institutes and Classrooms.”
Biden Administration Shelves Trump Plan to Track CCP Influence in American Schools
In December, the Trump administration had proposed a rule to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) called “Establishing Requirement for Student and Exchange Visitor Program Certified Schools to Disclose Agreements with Confucius Institutes and Classrooms.”...
The Confucius Institute is an important part of China's overseas soft propaganda setup.
Lawmakers Concerned as Biden Quietly Reverses Trump-era Rule on Confucius Institutes
Former President Trump had issued a proposed policy requiring U.S. schools to disclose their “Confucius Institute” partnerships. However, on Jan. 26, just days after his inauguration, President Joe Biden quietly rescinded the proposal, which aimed...
More Confucius Institutes Closed in Line With Pentagon Policy
Three universities in the United States announced in late April that they will terminate their Confucius Institutes (CI), the Chinese language education programs funded by the Chinese government. The decisions by the University of Oregon,...
Film Exposing Confucius Institutes Screens in Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. — An hour-long panel discussion at Portland State University followed the March 4 screening of In the Name of Confucius, a 2016 documentary about the Chinese government-run and funded language programs that are...