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.
Tuskegee University (AL) this year hosted the International Comparative Rural Policy Studies Summer Institute, which brings together students, faculty, and professionals from around the world and across many disciplines to study and exchange ideas on rural policy.
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.
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.
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.
If we want to teach more future leaders, members of the workforce, and citizens to engage constructively with the world, they must learn at public regional universities that define themselves by their global engagement, writes Brian Stiegler of Salisbury University.