ACE2018: Student Success, Attainment, and Equity—International Lessons

During ACE2018, the session “Student Success, Attainment, and Equity: International Lessons” sponsored by Lumina Foundation, brought together university leaders from Canada, Colombia, Mexico, and the United States to compare innovative policies and programs shown to improve rates of success and degree attainment, particularly among traditionally underserved student populations.

ACE2018: ACE Brokers New Ties for U.S.-Japanese Higher Education

ACE President Ted Mitchell and Juichi Yamagiwa, president of the Japanese Association of National Universities (JANU) and of Kyoto University jointly signed an agreement aimed at strengthening U.S.-Japan higher education collaboration March 10 at ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

Mapping Snapshot: Defining Global Learning Outcomes

As internationalization gains traction on U.S. college and university campuses, leaders move to think globally about every aspect of academia—including the curriculum.

Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education Releases Review of North American Partnership Program

In December 2017, the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) released a new report evaluating 12 Norwegian-North American (United States and Canada) higher education partnerships developed with the support of SIU’s Partnership Programs in Higher Education with North America (PPNA) program between 2012 and 2016.

Mapping Snapshot: Focusing on International Collaboration and Partnerships

Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses: 2017 Edition indicates that global engagement, in terms of international collaboration and partnerships, has attracted the attention of many U.S. institutions.

Mapping Snapshot: Funding for Campus Internationalization, 2013-16

ACE’s recent report, Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses: 2017 Edition, found that for over 70% of institutions, internal funding for internationalization increased or remained the same between 2013 and 2016.

Kicking Off International Education Week

Nov. 13-17 is International Education Week. Brad Farnsworth rounds up the latest news on the state of international higher education in 2017.

IIE Study Shows That Studying Abroad Has a Direct Impact on Skills Needed for Career Success

The Institute of International Education (IIE) has released a new study that demonstrates the links between international educational experience and the critical skills needed for employment in today’s workforce.

Largest, Most Popular Business School Programs Worldwide See Application Growth While Smaller Programs Experience Declines

A new survey from GMAC shows that 73 percent of larger graduate business programs (201 or more class seats) report increased applications this year compared to 39 percent of the smallest programs (50 or fewer class seats). Participating programs received a combined 466,176 applications during the 2017 application cycle.

From Inside Higher Ed—International Enrollments: From Flat to Way Down

New data from about two dozen universities indicates that although some institutions are maintaining or even increasing their international enrollment numbers, some U.S. higher education institutions are now witnessing a trend of declines in international student enrollment.

8 Tips for Establishing Successful International Higher Education Partnerships

The article “Creating Global Partnerships” offers tips for establishing successful international relationships from the experts—including Heather Ward, director of ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement.

A Conversation on Globalization and Innovation: Best Practices for the Higher Education Community

The relationship between globalization and innovation is complex, timely, and certainly critical given the dynamic landscape for teaching and learning in the 21st century. During ACE2017, the session “Does Innovation Boost Global Perspectives?” hosted by the ACE Council of Fellows, tackled the relationship between these two important concepts.