Confucius Institutes

Tufts U. to Shut Down Confucius Institute After Student Protests

Tufts University in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, has announced that it will shut down its Confucius Institute in the wake of student protests. The university, however, said it is ending the Confucius Institute to “focus more on our strong and growing direct relationship” with Beijing Normal University. Student protesters attacked the school’s “shameful collaboration between the university administration and the Chinese Communist Party.”

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Trump Administration Sounds Alarm on Chinese Efforts to Infiltrate Academia

The Clarion Project’s new documentary Covert Cash: What American Universities Don’t Want You to Know About Their Foreign Funding tracks the large sums of money flowing into American schools from “corrupt regimes who actively work against American interests” and boast human rights records that “clash with every American value we hold sacred.” Prominent among those troubling sources of funding is Communist China.

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS - MARCH 23: The Harvard University campus is shown on March 23, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Students were required to be out of their dorms no later than March 15 and finish the rest of the semester online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty …

SAT Company The College Board Maintains Ties to Communist China

The College Board, the company behind the SAT exam, reportedly has established partnerships with China’s Communist government. The College Board, like many universities and colleges in the United States, has maintained a relationship with the Confucius Institute, a Chinese government-backed organization that aims to increase China’s influence on education around the globe.

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Report: Stanford Accepted $58 Million from Chinese Government

Stanford University is facing criticism over its extensive relationship with the Chinese government. Between 2013 and 2019, the university reported that it had accepted $58 million in gifts and contracts from China and its communist government. Only Harvard, USC, and the University of Pennsylvania have taken more money from China.

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Binghamton U. Defends Partnership with China-Funded Confucius Institute

Binghamton University recently defended its partnership with the controversial Confucius Institute, an education organization funded by the Chinese government. Many universities have cut ties with the Confucius Institute after evidence was published that suggests it was designed by the Chinese government to exercise control discourse on American campuses.

CHANGCHUN, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 25: (CHINA OUT) Students dressed in ancient clothes stand in front of the statue of Confucius (551-479 BC), during a ceremony to worship the Chinese philosopher and educator at the Changchun Confucian Temple on September 25, 2005 in Changchun of Jilin Province, China. Various of ceremonies …