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Will IITs, IIMs fall victim to poaching by foreign universities?
Times of India ^
| Mar 16, 2010, 02.51am IST
| Hemali Chhapia
Posted on 04/09/2010 2:53:42 PM PDT by Niuhuru
MUMBAI: In 2008, when Atlanta-based Georgia Tech University bought 250 acres of land in Hyderabad it left many gaping. It did something even more astonishing shortly afterwards: it invited its own faculty members to quit their jobs and consider moving to India.
A professor in the computer science department of the university told TOI: Each one of us got a formal note. Even more amazingly, he added, all of us were offered the same salary that we were getting in Georgia. It was clearly an offer very few would even think of refusing; given the cost of living in India, it would straightaway translate into a fortune, if not a killing.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; doctors; educated; education; employment; foreign; foreigngovernments; grants; highsalary; hyderabad; india; offer; professor; scientists; university; unversities
I know the date is old, but I found this on another thread and thought it was relevant.
posted on 04/09/2010 2:53:42 PM PDT
From what I understand, it is now common for CompSci classes to be taught by people who speak little English, if you get my meaning.
posted on 04/09/2010 3:04:55 PM PDT
(The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
My company’s computer help desk is now located in Poland. But I suppose that’s old news at this point.
posted on 04/09/2010 3:12:06 PM PDT
posted on 04/09/2010 3:19:17 PM PDT
by Little Pig
(Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
Take heart. My husband works on a help desk that supports a location in Poland. lol
"From what I understand, it is now common for CompSci classes to be taught by people who speak little English, if you get my meaning."
Verbatim link on this TOI article's page (to a related TOI article):
"Will worth of the phoren degree dim?"
posted on 04/10/2010 5:07:28 PM PDT
("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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