Policies and practices that make international students and scholars feel unwelcome are just part of the problem for this population during stressful times. Another is the myths such policies that reinforce a generally unwelcoming climate in this country, write Haelim Chun and Jung Hyun Choi.
August 11, 2020
Planning for the 2021–22 academic year gives us all a chance to open academic doors wider than ever before. And so far, no pandemic has caused us to do otherwise, writes Allan E. Goodman, president and CEO of the Institute of International Education.
June 29, 2020
Community colleges were never designed for students from outside the United States, nor have they been given much attention. For that reason, if community colleges would like to attract, enroll, and retain these students, they must take deliberate and specific actions to plan and provide a five-star experience.
April 27, 2020
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.
November 18, 2019
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?
May 8, 2019
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.”
April 15, 2019
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.
July 2, 2018
Despite highly publicized concerns that interest in the United States among international students is in decline, actual international student numbers may in fact be holding fairly steady. Lucia Brajkovic and Robin Helms of ACE’s Center for International and Global Engagement look at what the future might hold.
August 9, 2017
To preserve the benefits that international education has afforded us, we must reverse the current trend of a diminishing share of international students seeking a U.S. education, write Gretchen Bataille and Brad Farnsworth.
January 23, 2017