Wednesday, February 6, 2008

NAFSA Task Force on Institutional Management of Study Abroad

On January 16, 2008 NAFSA released the Report of NAFSA’s Task Force on Institutional Management of Study Abroad. The report, Strengthening Study Abroad: Recommendations for Effective Institutional Management, is intended to prompt discussion and reflection at the highest levels on university and college campuses about how each institution can effectively integrate, sustain, and strengthen study abroad.

This report is endorsed by six Higher Education Associations:
· American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
· American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
· American Council on Education (ACE)
· Association of American Universities (AAU)
· National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
· National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (NASULGC)

Task Force Members:
· John K. Hudzik (Chair), Vice President, Global Engagement and Strategic ProjectsMichigan State University

· Karen Hunter Anderson, Vice President for Adult Education and Institutional Support Illinois Community College Board

· Joseph Brockington, Associate Provost for International Programs Kalamazoo College

· Robert A. Corrigan, President San Francisco State University

· Everett Egginton, Dean, International Border Programs and NAFSA President-elect New Mexico State University

· Pamela Brooks Gann, President Claremont McKenna College

· Marlene M. Johnson, Executive Director and CEO NAFSA: Association of International Educators

· Pamela Jolicoeur, President Concordia College (Moorhead, MN)

· Kavita Pandit, Senior Vice Provost, Academic Affairs The State University of New York

· Kathleen Sideli, Associate Vice President for Overseas Study Indiana University

· Thelma B. Thompson, President University of Maryland-Eastern Shore

· Humphrey R. Tonkin, President Emeritus University of Hartford

The full report is available on the NAFSA website at:

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