Going, Golden, Gone? Internationalization’s Past, Present, and Future

ACE’s Robin Helms responds to Karin Fischer’s recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, “How International Education’s Golden Age Lost Its Sheen.”

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.

Higher Education Community Gathers in Philadelphia for ACE2019

Read posts from a selection of sessions and other events at ACE2019, the Council’s 101st Annual Meeting held March 10-12 in Philadelphia.

ACE Members Use Technology to Expand Access to International Education

A group of American and Japanese colleges and universities are coming together through an ACE initiative to design courses that bridge the borders between their classrooms using technology.

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.

ACE at 100: Higher Education for Development

In 1992, ACE, along with five sponsoring associations, entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. State Department to engage higher education in worldwide development issue known as Higher Education for Development, or HED.

Enhancing the Quality of the International Student Experience

What can colleges and universities do to counteract the message that the United States is no longer a welcoming environment for international students and scholars? Some institutions are finding success in thinking more holistically about the entire international student experience, from initial contact through alumni status.

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.