Keeping the Doors Open

The Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report  has become the catalyst for far-reaching debates about the relative competitiveness of the United States, the domestic political environment, and the impact of government policies. Brad Farnsworth takes a look at the latest edition and ACE’s planned study on the international student experience.

Understanding U.S. Graduate Student Mobility

A recent report by the Institute of the International Education (IIE) examines the scale and scope of U.S. graduate students’ learning overseas, as well as institutions’ practices, challenges, and motivations.

Can Colleges Rely on International Students as a Safety Net?

In a new article in The Chronicle for Higher Education, some experts question whether international student enrollment will continue to be a reliable revenue source in the long term.

United States Education at a Glance 2019: Where Do We Stand in the World?

recent report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) provides international comparisons on how education systems are structured and funded and are performing in 36 OECD member countries.

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.

Resources Designed for International Students Could Also Help First-Generation Students

Campus support services for international students and first-generation students are usually separated, based on the assumption that these two groups of students have different needs. But are there benefits to joint programs?

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.