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We are pleased to announce that the Institute of International Education’s 2014 Best Practices Conference website is now live.

We invite you to view valuable speaker and panel session videos and download PowerPoint 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 download 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 nearly 100 program examples to inspire you and your campus leadership.

IIE’s Best Practices in Internationalizing the Campus Conference, March 13-14, 2014

The IIE Best Practices Conference on March 14 at IIE’s headquarters in New York City 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 Marianne Craven, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Winners of the 2014 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:
  • Spotlight Session: Opportunities for Engagement with Iran
  • Best Practices for Expanding Participation in Study Abroad
  • Strategic Planning for Comprehensive Internationalization
  • Launch of Generation Study Abroad – an IIE Centennial Initiative
  • New Strategies for Global Engagement and Partnerships

IIE also held a day of pre-conference roundtables on important current topics in international education on March 13. These sessions included discussions on:
  • Strategies to Better Integrate Chinese Students on U.S. Campuses
  • Strategies for Expanding Collaboration with Brazil
  • The Impact of Globalization on International Education
  • Facilitating International Research Collaboration
  • Donor Dialogue: The Role of the Donor in International Higher Education
Each session was moderated by an IIE representative, and included expert speakers on the topics and participants from all facets of the higher education community. See speakers lists and download roundtable presentations.

IIE's college and university partners play an important role in the work that the institute has done throughout its history to enable future leaders from all backgrounds and in all sectors to gain access to world-class education. The Best Practices Conference was sponsored by:
The work that the Institute does, together with the conference sponsors and all of our program sponsors and campus partners, to develop global leaders, internationalize higher education, and rescue threatened scholars encourages peace, prosperity, and scientific progress around the world.

Please join us once again in congratulating this year’s IIE Andrew Heiskell Award winning campuses. We hope you will find valuable takeaways in their presentations and those of our keynote speakers and other expert panelists. Thank you to all who helped make this conference such a success.



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