Last month we posted some news on the Chinese Institutes in our universities (see posts below).
Now we learn that Bryant is one of the few that still allow China to have a presence on the campus - but the students are objecting. Bryant University students urge school to reexamine ties with China
And in related news, Bryant’s Machtley was nation’s highest-paid college president in 2017
And in case you have forgotten, Mr. Machtley was our Republican representative in Washington from 1989-95 and resigned following an investigation into corruption at the House Post Office where Machtley wrote 21 bad checks, he was among 117 representatives to do so, all cleared in the scandal.
Here are the reports posted last month.
URI says they are suspending the program because of Coronavirus,which makes sense. But there is a lot of news lately about American universities cutting ties with China.
And even closer to home in MA,
And those were just last week.
Remember back in December, WPRI reported, URI ending relationship with controversial Confucius Institute
But this is not new. In 2018 White House Considers Restricting Chinese Researchers Over Espionage Fears
Whether its a virus bugs or spy bugs, it looks like China is being systematically asked to leave our universities and research facilities.