In recent years, schools like New York University and MIT have expanded their global reach by setting up campuses or consulting for schools around the world. Now it seems that community colleges are getting into the act, too. For more on this, Karin Fischer of the Chronicle of Higher Education joined the show.
As community colleges throughout the country face budget shortfalls, many are seeking partnerships abroad to raise more revenue. Alex Cohen caught up with Dr. Raul Rodriguez, Chancellor of Rancho Santiago Community College, to talk about the school's intent to help start up two technical schools in Saudi Arabia.