Should the University of Maine System be recruiting Asian students?

Posted July 19, 2010, at 3:12 p.m.

The university is following the lead of Lee Academy by recruiting students in South

Korea and China. Is this a worthwhile expenditure for the state system? What are the

benefits? Will Asian students crowd out Maine students? Or will their out-of-state tuition

rates help keep revenues strong? What are the chances that Asian students stay in Maine

after graduation and help create a well-educated work force which could help the state’s