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 […]

Why would you go to the Middle East?

Given the scope of recent headlines and political unrest, many international recruiters may be considering skipping the Middle East. However, this does present a multitude of opportunities for the universities that choose to invest in the region. Several years ago, I was asked by a college vice president, “Why go to the Middle East?” This […]

How to customize your communication to international students

As recruiters book plane tickets, dig up packing lists, and put on their game faces for international travel this fall, some of the most important items they carry will be their student recruitment marketing materials. Around the world students will interact with recruiters, picking up printed information and having face-to-face conversations, bringing it home to […]