ERIC Number: ED330295
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
The Foreign Scholar's Experience: A Concern for Quality. NAFSA Field Service Working Paper #1.
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC. Field Service Program.
Resulting from a National Association for Foreign Student Affairs (NAFSA) Field Service seminar, this document presents information on various aspects relating to foreign student services at U.S. universities. After an introduction, chapter 2 provides an institutional checklist for foreign scholar services. Chapter 3 presents an overview of foreign student concerns, discussing such factors as institutional responses to foreign scholars' needs and expectations, and the quality of services provided by U.S. academic institutions. Chapter 4 discusses various policy related issues regarding the provision of institutional services to foreign scholars on college campuses, including the establishment and validation of policies and the implementation and coordination of procedures by the foreign scholar office; legal considerations in the employment of exchange scholars; tax considerations and information for foreign scholars; and information management of international faculty records. Appended materials include various visa application forms and procedures for filing immigrant visa applications. (LPT)
Descriptors: Foreign Student Advisers, Foreign Students, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Policy Formation, Student College Relationship, Student Exchange Programs, Student Experience, Student Needs
NAFSA Association of International Educators, 1875 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20009-5728 ($6.00 plus postage and handling).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Foreign Student Affairs, Washington, DC. Field Service Program.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to marginal legibility.