Talk:Temple University, Japan Campus
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Actual number of enrolled students
An unedited version of this article had the number of "students" at 2,980. But from Temple University's own information, a number like 2,980 includes mostly non-matriculated "participants" in programs sponsored by Temple University Japan. The actual number of students in degree programs is less than 1,300, of which about 850 are undergraduates.
When four-year colleges and professional-degree granting universities refer to students, it usually means students enrolled in pursuit of a degree. And so the revised description is more accurate.Hoofin (talk) 14:33, 8 November 2009 (UTC)
How Temple University Japan funds itself
Temple University describes Temple University Japan as a wholly separate institution that awards Temple University degrees. But more accurately, Temple University Japan looks like a branch campus funded by Temple University in Pennsylvania, but considered a for-profit business by the Japanese government. (Hence, the imposition of consumption tax on Temple Japan tuition.)
Since the article mentions a tax controversy with the Japanese government, it is fair to include the question of whether Temple Japan is not receiving implicit subsidies from the Commonwealth (state) of Pennsylvania in America.Hoofin (talk) 14:33, 8 November 2009 (UTC)
-However, you are inviting controversy into a page that does not deserve it. All research on this problem shows that your own blog is the only source of controversy. Whether you are correct or wrong cannot be determined with the information provided - but you yourself have shown that there is MISSING information on how the finances of TUJ are done. As Wikipedia is a gathering of knowledge, fact, and supported theory, the controversy serves no purpose on this page unless the topic becomes A)socially recognizable, B) media recognized or C) facts are discovered to either prove or dispute your claims. Allowing your edit to exist would only cause controversy - not to inform people of it. Wikipedia is not Wikileaks. Fell4Ever — Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 04:33, 19 July 2011 (UTC)