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.

A Global Conversation on Student Success

Leaders of higher education institutions and associations in Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom and the United States shared notes on plans to increase postsecondary education attainment at an ACE2017 panel session Monday, March 13, sponsored by the Lumina Foundation.

In Higher Education, U.S.-Mexico Relations Are Strong

Findings from a recent ACE study of U.S.-Mexico higher education ties were announced by Arturo Cherbowski Lask, executive director of Santander Universidades and general director of Universia México. At a dinner hosted by ACE president Molly Corbett Broad during ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Saturday, March 12. Cherbowski said the project set out to inventory “ground-level” activity resulting from several high-level initiatives between the two countries.

Embracing Internationalization: Princeton in the Global Era

Good things are afoot on the internationalization Princeton, writes alumna Robin Matross Helms. The Dec. 7 issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly included an interview with Anastasia Vrachnos—herself an alum—who oversees all things international at Princeton as vice provost for international affairs and operations.

Survey Looks at New Chinese Law Restricting Work of Foreign NGOs

Many of our members have been following legislation in China that will create new regulatory controls for foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in the country. A broad range of NGOs, including educational organizations, may be affected.

Internationalizing Student Learning “Because the Country Needs It”

Presidents of three ACE member institutions outlined their efforts to reformulate global learning to reach more students and make students’ own diverse cultural backgrounds part of the learning journey, during ACE2016 on Monday.