ERIC Number: ED093756
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Aug
Reference Count: 0
International Education Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Eighty-Ninth Congress, Second Session on S. 2874 and H.R. 14643.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Testimony presented at hearings for a bill to provide for the strengthening of American educational resources for international studies and research is contained in this volume. The bill and its amendments, which are reproduced, call for the establishment of centers for advanced international studies grants to strengthen undergraduate programs in international studies, and amendments to strengthen Title VI of the National Defense Education Act (NDEA) of 1958. Testimony from witnesses appearing before the subcommittee on education is followed by prepared statements of representatives from institutions involved with international studies and research. Additional supporting information includes a proposed amendment to vest statutory authority for language and area centers and fellowships under Title VI of NDEA, 11 articles relating the benefits of study abroad, and copies of communications sent to members of the subcommittee from concerned individuals in education, government, and business. Responses to questions from the committee and selected tabular matter conclude the hearing materials. (KSM)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Culture Contact, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Foreign Students, Hearings, Higher Education, Intercultural Programs, International Education, International Relations, Student Exchange Programs, Study Abroad, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Identifiers: Congress; International Education Act
Note: For the supplemental readings, see ED 087 643; Pag