29 Dec '12, 6am

Yale under fire for new campus in restrictive Singapore

By Stephanie Simon NEW HAVEN | Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:36pm EST NEW HAVEN (Reuters) - For more than 300 years, Yale University has prided itself on training top students to question and analyze, to challenge and critique. Now, Yale is seeking to export those values by establishing the first foreign campus to bear its name, a liberal arts college in Singapore that is set to open this summer. The ambitious, multimillion-dollar project thrills many in the Yale community who say it will help the university maintain its prestige and build global influence. But it has also stirred sharp criticism from faculty and human-rights advocates who say it is impossible to build an elite college dedicated to free inquiry in an authoritarian nation with heavy restrictions on public speech and assembly. "Yale's motto is 'Lux et veritas,' or 'Light and truth,'" said Michael Fischer, a Yale profes...

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