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.

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.

ACE2018: ACE Brokers New Ties for U.S.-Japanese Higher Education

ACE President Ted Mitchell and Juichi Yamagiwa, president of the Japanese Association of National Universities (JANU) and of Kyoto University jointly signed an agreement aimed at strengthening U.S.-Japan higher education collaboration March 10 at ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

ACE2018: Higher Education Leaders Gather in Washington for ACE’s 100th Annual Meeting

ACE staff are blogging on a selection of sessions and other events at ACE2018, the Council’s 100th Annual Meeting.

Mapping Snapshot: Defining Global Learning Outcomes

As internationalization gains traction on U.S. college and university campuses, leaders move to think globally about every aspect of academia—including the curriculum.