Texas colleges building campuses in Middle East

May 19, 2008
Texas A&M and University of Texas are helping create a new university in Saudi Arabia.

Texas colleges are building campuses and relationships in the Middle East. Texas A&M University has an engineering school in Qatar. And this spring, A&M and the University of Texas at Austin agreed to multimillion dollar contracts to help create a new university in Saudi Arabia. The deals can raise the international profile of U.S. schools, while giving students a head start in the global economy. Universities in the Middle East want the expertise American schools can provide.

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