Globalization through a changing political climate

The arrival of International Education Week, following recent public statements on U.S. election results by NAFSA and AIEA, prompted me to dig through my collection of PDFs and bookmarks to re-examine what appears to be a highly relevant set of questions for campus internationalization. How do the terms “international” and “global” apply to day-to-day operations […]

Internationalization & online education: an interview with Rebecca Clothey Ph.D., Drexel University Professor of Education

Rebecca Clothey is a professor of Comparative Education at Drexel University, School of Education and former Director of the M.S. in Higher Education and M.S. in Global and International Education, two graduate programs that are offered online. Her research interests include international higher education policy, equity and access. She was formerly also the Director of […]

Guest post from Parke Muth: recent shifts in Asia

After some 28 years at a highly selective research university, Parke Muth now consults with people around the globe about admissions and higher education. Just last month, the Soros Foundation dispatched Parke to Central Asia to talk with students all over Kyrgyzstan about U.S. educational opportunities. In his guest entry below, he shares some of […]

Supporting school-based counselors in new (and unexpected) places

With predictions of upwards of 10,000 international high schools by 2020, colleges are grappling with the question of how to best connect with, and support, an ever-increasing and geographically-distributed number of school-based college counselors. Knowing that Eddie West, Director of International Initiatives at the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) has been likewise thinking […]

Supporting school-based college counseling in India: Jim Rawlins guest op-ed

“By 2026, the K-12 international school market will almost double, reaching 16,000 schools teaching 8.75 million students,” reports Sara Custer, in this week’s PIE News. Now, for those of us working in roles where a commitment to serving students is at the core of everything we do, this should cause us to pause and reflect. […]