The Current Climate for International Students in the United States

On Episode 04 of dotEDU, Brad Farnsworth, vice president for global engagement at ACE, discusses recent trends in international student enrollment, delays in issuing student visas, global partnerships, and whether the Trump administration’s policies and rhetoric are impacting international higher education.

New Report: Declining International Student Enrollment and Its Impact on the Nation

A recent report from NAFSA: Association of International Educators highlights the decline in international student enrollment and how continued declines can impact the economy and foreign relations.

Video: Richard Haass and Lawrence Bacow Discuss Global Affairs and Higher Education at ACE2019

Former U.S. diplomat Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, and Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow discussed global affairs that are likely to impact higher education during ACE2019’s Opening Luncheon Plenary.

Video: Students Take the Stage at ACE2019

During the ACE2019 closing plenary, a student panel moderated by John B. King Jr. discussed a “human-centered” approach to designing public policy and institutional practice from the bottom up to enhance student outcomes. Two of the students on that panel also received the 2018 ACE Students of the Year Award: Sophia Norcott and Brendyn Melugin.

ACE, Higher Education Groups Hold Briefing on International Students

ACE, along with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, the Association of American Universities, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators, hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill this week on international students and their importance to the American innovation ecosystem.

ACE2019: International Student Strategies in Difficult Times

The ACE2019 session “International Students: Institutional Strategies in Difficult Times” examined the downward trend in new international enrollment in U.S. higher education institutions, and how institutions are working to address these trends.

ACE Represents U.S. Higher Education at Europe’s Largest International Education Conference

Attracting around 5,700 participants, the European Association of International Education conference is one of the world most important meetings of international higher education professionals. ACE delivered a presentation in partnership with two other organizations at the Geneva-based event, which took place Sept. 11 to 14.

A Comparison of Education Worldwide: OECD’s Education at a Glance 2018 Report

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has released its Education at a Glance 2018 report, which discusses educational indicators ranging from early childhood to doctoral education. In the realm of higher education, the report covers topics related to attainment, access, institutional expenditures, and workforce development, among others.

Mapping Snapshot: Managing Internationalization Efforts

Colleges and universities are looking for ways to manage internationalization on campus as such efforts increase.  According to Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses: 2017 Edition, 72 percent of responding institutions indicate that campus internationalization accelerated in recent years and they are optimistic about their internationalization progress.

Economic Value of International Students at U.S. Community Colleges

Data recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators shows that the nearly 100,000 international students attending U.S. community colleges contributed $2.4 billion to the economy and supported more than 14,000 jobs during the 2016-17 academic year.

Mapping Snapshot: Education Abroad and the Outbound Mobility of U.S. College Students

What is the number one priority among activities for internationalization for campuses? According Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses: 2017 Edition, it’s education abroad.

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.