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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"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...

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Collection: William Gertz Papers

Location: AIFS-Gertz - 3.5

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.

Format: Miscellaneous

Collection: Brian Whalen Papers

Location: AIFS-Whalen - 1.4

NAFSA Report on International Education

2012

The 2012 edition of Internationalizing the Campus: Profiles of Success at College and Universities is the tenth annual NAFSA report on international education.  It reviews eight institutions of higher education that have accomplished...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Brian Whalen Papers

Location: AIFS-Whalen

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.  

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Collection: Brian Whalen Papers

Location: AIFS-Whalen - 1.2

The Forum on Education Abroad European Conference (2012)

December 2-5, 2012

A promotional advertisement for The Forum on Education Abroad's First European Conference at University College Dublin from December 5-7, 2012.  The topic of the conference was "Reinventing the European Experience: Culture, Politics, and...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Forum on Education Abroad

Location: AIFS-Forum - 1.8

Proposed Amendment to the Higher Education Act of 1965 (Draft)

June 1990

This draft of a proposed amendment to the Higher Education Act of 1965, which is sponsored by NAFSA and the Council on International Educational Exchange, expands access to students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds to participate in...

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 2.4.9

NAFSA Region IV - Winter 1990

February 1990

The quarterly newsletter for NAFSA Region VI, which includes schools in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 10.1

July 1989

This report evaluates the potential of new internet database technologies, citing research papers written for the 1989 NAFSA Field Service Symposium.

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Collection: Marvin Slind Papers

Location: AIFS-Slind - 13.8

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