Mission & Goals

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...

Letter from Hugh Jenkins to Mary Ann Spreckelmeyer
January 19, 1977

A proposal by the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs (NAFSA) to the US Department asking for a $15,000 grant to "improve services offered to US students seeking opportunities abroad". The proposal is 5 pages long and contains a...

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Format: Miscellaneous

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 1980 Annual Report
1980

The Council on International Educational Exchange's (CIEE) annual report for 1980. It includes summaries of financial activity of the council, summaries of participants on various programs offered by the council, and a list of the directors and...

Ten Tips for Including African-Americans in Study Abroad Programs
1980

A list of tips for recruiting African-American students for study abroad programs and how to make these programs more accessbile to a diverse student population.

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Format: Miscellaneous

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...

Original SIN Newsletter: Volume III, Number 1
September 1985

The "Original SIN" (SECUSSA Information Network) newsletter connects all past and present members of SECUSSA and was first published in 1982. This issue discusses plans for future conferences, the agenda for the October team meeting, and reports...

39th Council of International Educational Exchange (CIEE) National Conference in Washington D.C. Summary Report
November 1986

The summary report of the 39th national conference of CIEE. It contains a list of the major topics dicussed at the conference such as the improvement of foreign language classes in the United States, improvement of the flow of information...

Minutes of SECUSSA National Team Meeting
October 2, 1988

The minutes from the SECUSSA National Team Meeting in 1988. The issues discussed during the meeting included the NAFSA code of ethics, student concerns with the French Consulate, and upcoming field service opportunities.

Exchange 2000: International Leadership for the Next Century
circa 1989

"Exchange 2000" is a report created by the Liaison Group for International Educational Exchange about the role and impact of study abroad programs for the United States and its global relations. It also addresses new challenges in the field that...

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Format: Miscellaneous

"A National Mandate for Education Abroad: Getting On With The Task"
May 1990

This project from the National Task Force on Undergraduate Study Abroad, which was composed of NAFSA, CIEE, and IEE members, was part of an effort to develop new policies on diversity, financial concerns, and program expansion.

National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) 43rd Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts
May 24, 1991

The pamphlet for the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) 43rd annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts. The pamhplet contains information about various meetings and exhibitions taking place at the conference, as well as...

"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

The NAFSA Ethics Program
1992

The Code of Ethics and Principles for International Educational Exchange for NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Letter from Joan Gore to William Hoffa
April 6, 1994

Joan Elias Gore, the Mid- and Southern-Atlantic Region Field Director at the Council for International Educational Exchange, writes to William Hoffa, another CIEE Field Director, about the CIEE Oral History Project.

NAFSA Educators Resource Guide (1995)
1995

A NAFSA: Association of International Educators Resource Guide from the 1995 National Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.  This guide was designed to accompany the NAFSA Workshop "Study Abroad 201 - Developing and Managing Study Abroad Policies...

Goshen College SST: An Uncommon Journey
2000

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

University of Pennsylvania Office of International Programs - Annual Report (2002-2003)
2003

A reflection on the status of the Office of International Programs at the University of Pennsylvania  for the 2002-2003 academic year.  It reviews the highlights of the 2002-2003 year and outlines priorities for the 2003-2004 academic year.

Collection: AIFS

Format: Books and Pamphlets

"On the Purposes of Study Abroad," by William Cressey
August 24, 2004

An email from William Cressey to the members of SECUSSA containing a short piece that he wrote about studying abroad with some thoughts on how to improve the field and the types of questions students should ask themselves when making the decision...

Global Competence & National Needs: One Million Americans Studying Abroad
2005

The Commission on the Abraham Lincoln Study Abroad Fellowship Program presents "Global Competence & National Needs: One Million Americans Studying Abroad", a vision for one million American students to study abroad annually for the following...

Meeting America's Global Education Challenge: Current Trends in U.S. Study Abroad & the Impact of Strategic Diversity Initiatives
May 2007

"Current Trends in U.S. Study Abroad &  the Impact of Strategic Diversity Initiatives" is a part of the Institute for International Education's Study Abroad White Paper Series. This research papers discusses how the current trends in study...

"'I'll Remember This Trip': Fifty Years of Study Abroad at UW-Madison," by Joan Raducha
2008

"I'll Remember This Trip": Fifty Years of Study Abroad at UW-Madison by Joan A. Raducha describes the founding and history of international education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Collection: AIFS

Format: Books and Pamphlets

The Forum on Education Abroad Conference Program (2008)
April 2-4, 2008

This conference program is for the Fourth Annual Conference of the Forum on Education Abroad, which took place on April 2-4, 2008 at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts.  It contains the conference schedule for "Mapping the Field" as well...

College Year in Athens: The First 45 Years
2009

College Year in Athens: The First 45 Years (1962-2007)  is a narrative of the founding and the history of the study abroad program College Year in Athens (CYA) for American students traveling to Greece.

Collection: AIFS

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Educating Global Citizens in College and Universities
2009

Peter Stearns analyzes the major aspects of global education in American higher education institutions in Educating Global Citizens in College and Universities: Challenges and Opportunities.

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