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.

Intercultural and International: Student Leadership Exchanges at VCUQatar

Valerie Jeremijenko, assistant dean for Student Affairs for Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUQatar), discusses developing women’s leadership programing in the Middle East.

Gender Identity and Global Assignments: Lessons From My Time in Korea

Drawing on her time as chief operating officer of George Mason University Korea, Gbemi Disu shares how to effectively lead an international institution.

Bridging Administration and Academics: Engaging Students in Campus Planning

ACE’s Robin M. Helms interviews Caroline Neal, a graduate student at Old Dominion University (ODU) and coordinator of ACE’s Internationalization Lab at ODU.

A Winning Recipe for Successful Internationalization Worldwide

Going forward, the United States needs a broad, coordinated set of well-funded initiatives that support the comprehensive internationalization of U.S. higher education, writes ACE’s Lucia Brajkovic.

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.

Internationalization in a New Political Climate: Culture Shock and Adaptation

Although 2017 has been a year of frustrations and challenges for campuses in terms of internationalization, ACE’s Robin Matross Helms reports that many in the field are now feeling a greater sense of stability and confidence about moving forward.

The Sky Is Falling . . . or Is It? New Data and Reflections on International Student Enrollment

Despite highly publicized concerns that interest in the United States among international students is in decline, actual international student numbers may in fact be holding fairly steady. Lucia Brajkovic and Robin Helms of ACE’s Center for International and Global Engagement look at what the future might hold.

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.