IIE’s Best Practices in Internationalizing the Campus--presentations now on website

2016 Best Practices Conference Website is Now Live

We are pleased to announce that the Institute of International Education’s 2016 Best Practices Conference website is now live. You are invited to view valuable speaker and panel presentations to help you and your colleagues make the most of the best practices that were featured at the conference. You can also see photos of the events, download the conference program and presentations from the pre-conference roundtable sessions. We also encourage you to visit IIE’s Best Practices Resource, featuring profiles of all of the current and past winners of the annual Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education, along with honorable mention and special recognition recipients – an impressive archive of over 100 program examples to inspire you and your campus leadership.

IIE’s Best Practices in Internationalizing the Campus Conference, March 10-11, 2016

The IIE Best Practices Conference on March 11, 2016 at the University of California, Davis featured presentations by university provosts, deans, and government officials who shared their strategies and achievements for internationalizing their respective campuses. The opening Keynote speaker was Linda Katehi, Chancellor, University of California Davis, and the afternoon Keynote speaker was Marianne Craven, Managing Director of Academic Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Winners of the 2016 IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education discussed their programs, all of which contribute to the internationalization of higher education in the United States and abroad.

Panel sessions included:

• Best Practices for Expanding Participation in Study Abroad
• Strategic Planning for Comprehensive Internationalization
• New Strategies for Global Engagement and Partnerships

View photos and download conference presentations

IIE also held a day of pre-conference roundtables on important current topics in international education on March 10. These sessions included discussions on:
• Project No More Lost Generation: Principles of Higher Education Support
• The Future of U.S. – Iran Academic Cooperation
• Models and Best Practices for Internationalization at the Community College
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