AIFS / AIFS Foundation Collection

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The purpose of the AIFS/AIFS Foundation Education Abroad Special Collection is to collect, preserve, and make available for research primary and secondary materials relating to the history and development of U.S. education abroad from its beginnings up through the present day. The collection includes documents, correspondence, publications, photographs, and other materials that contribute to this purpose. Established by the Forum on Education Abroad in 2013, this special collection has been developed with financial support from the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) and the AIFS Foundation.

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Transitions (Winter 1982)

Winter 1982

The Winter 1982 edition of Transitions includes guides to work, study, and travel abroad. Featured articles include "Biking New Zealand," "Study in Poland," and "MBA in Span."

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Collection: William Hoffa Papers

Location: AIFS-Hoffa

One Friendship at a Time: Your Guide to International Youth Exchange

1983-1984

"One Friendship at a Time: Your Guide to International Youth Exchange" is a booklet created by the President's Council for Internation Youth Exchange and the Consortium for International Citizen Exchange. It contains basic information about being...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 9.16

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...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 8.7

Letter from Lily Von Klemperer to Marvin Slind

November 17, 1984

Lily von Klemperer thanks Marvin Slind for for his efforts and praises the success of the 1984 NAFSA National Conference. Lily von Klemperer, who delivered the keynote address at the conference, also wrote Slind other letters as she prepared the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 6.1.8

"Guide to On-Site Evaluation of Undergraduate Study-Abroad Programs," by Ronald Stutzman

1985

"Guide to On-Site Evaluation of Undergraduate Study-Abroad Programs," by Ronald Stutzman is a "step-by-step resource tool for planning, carrying out,  and reporting evaluations of programs". The booklet contains guidelines for assessing...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 6.1.20

1985 Student Youth Passport

1985

The Flying Intercollegiate Holidays' promotional 1985 Student Youth Passport contains both flight and program information for student travel abroad.

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: William Gertz Papers

Location: AIFS-Gertz - 1.5

"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...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 9.4

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...

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 3.41

39th Council of International Educational Exchange (CIEE) National Conference Brochure, Washington D.C.

November 1986

This brochure from the 39th national conference of the Council of International Educational Exchange (CIEE) , held in Washington D.C, contains the schedule for the...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 1.1.3

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...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 1.1.3

Speech for 1st Lily von Klemperer Award

April 27, 1988

This speech was read at the first presentation of the Lily von Klemperer Award at NAFSA's National Conference in May 1988.  Lily von Klemperer was the first recipient of the award.

Format: Miscellaneous

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 5.1.2

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 3.1

SECUSSA Statement on AIDS and International Education Issues

Janurary 1989

SECUSSA released this revised statement in January 1898 about the possibility of contracting AIDS while studying abroad. The statement includes suggested criteria about how to improve student awareness as well as prevention techniques.

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 5.1.3

"What We Can't Say Can Hurt Us"

1989

The American Council on Education issues this policy statement, What We Can't Say Can Hurt Us: A Call for Foreign Language Competence by the Year 2000, in 1989.  It calls on higher education institutions to incorporate language...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: William Hoffa Papers

Location: AIFS-Hoffa

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...

Format: Miscellaneous

Collection: Jon V.C. Booth Papers

Location: AIFS-Booth - 8.13

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