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Section on US Students Abroad (SECUSSA): Expanding Study Abroad Options
October 1976

The National  Assocation of Foreign Student Advisers' (NAFSA) Section on US Student's Abroad (SECUSSA) October 1976 newsletter focuses on expanding study abroad opportunities to a wider section of the student population. The author discusses the...

What We Don't Know Can Hurt Us: The Shortfall in International Competence
1984

A report from the Commission on International Education of the American Council on Education that discusses "the decline in support for international education [and] contrasts it with examples of growing needs for national competence in economic...

"America's Crisis in International Competence: Our Nation's Failure to Educate Students for the Future"
circa 1985

A booklet of "statistics and anecdotes" about the lack of international education among American students and why the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) considers this to be a crisis for the future of international business and politics...

Council on International Educational Exchange Scholarship Fund for Minority Students
circa 1990

This pamphlet advertises the Council on International Education's fund to assist minority students financially in studying abroad. The pamhplet explains why the fund is important and the need for contributions.

"Fostering Ethnic Diversity in Educational Programs Abroad," by Catherine Gamon
May 27, 1991

A presentation by Catherine Gamon at the NAFSA National Conference in 1991. This presentation discusses attracting a more diverse group of students for participation in study abroad programs, becoming aware of different experiences for students...

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Format: Miscellaneous

"Overcoming Eurocentrism: Mexico Presents Special Opportunities," by Katherine Krebs
January/February 1993

An excerpt from the article "Overcoming Eurocentrism: Mexico Presents Special Opportunities" by Katherine Krebs in the January/February issue of Transitions magazine. Krebs discusses the stigmas associated with Mexico for American...

Occasional Papers on International Educational Exchange #30
November 1993

Occasional Papers on International Exchange are a series of essays published intermittently by the Council on International Educational Exchange that focus on varying research topics related to the professionalization of the study abroad...

Goshen College SST: An Uncommon Journey
2000

A promotional booklet for the Goshen College Study-Service Term (SST).

IIE White Paper Series, "Promoting Study Abroad in the Science and Technology Fields" (No. 5)
March 2009

The Institute of International Education published "Promoting Study Abroad in the Science and Technology Fields" as part of their Study Abroad White Paper Series. This series is aimed at expanding the capacity and diversity of study abroad...

"Not So Fast," by William H. Gertz
Summer 2011

William H. Gertz, the President and CEO of the American Institute for Foreign Study, writes this article for the Summer 2011 issue of Youth Travel International Magazine. In "Not So Fast" Gertz argues that students should rely less on...

U.S. - India Higher Education Summit
October 13, 2011

The agenda for the U.S. - India Higher Education Summit that took place at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. on October 13, 2011.  The summit was aimed to promote study abroad program development between the United States and India.

Collection: Brian Whalen Papers

Format: Miscellaneous

Letter from Carmen Aponte to Brian Whalen
April 16, 2012

Carmen G. Aponte, Regional Liaison Officer for the U.S. Department of State, writes to Dr. Brian Joseph Whalen about his grant to lecture on "Standards of Good Practice in Study Abroad" in Brazil.  

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