U.S. seen as weak on global research collaboration


While institutions like North Texas are just starting to better connect their international and research offices, Colorado State University has made international research partnerships the core of its global strategy for nearly a decade. Colorado State’s president, Tony Frank, said the “most profound” evidence he had that the university’s approach had made a difference was that faculty members used global opportunities as a selling point when trying to attract top researchers. “A decade ago,” he said, “you wouldn’t have heard that.”