ERIC Number: ED377773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
International Challenges to American Colleges and Universities: Looking Ahead. American Council on Education Series on Higher Education.
Hanson, Katharine H., Ed.; Meyerson, Joel W., Ed.
This book contains 10 papers on critical issues facing colleges and universities seeking to "internationalize" the curriculum and design good programs and services for foreign students in the United States and for American students abroad. An overview by Richard D. Lyman introduces the following papers: (1) "Foreign Student Flows and the Internationalization of Higher Education" (Richard D. Lambert); (2) "Trends in Higher Education and Its Finance in Western Europe" (Gareth Williams) (3) "Globalization of Knowledge" (Steven Muller); (4) "Technological Change and the University: Impacts and Opportunities from Global Change" (Lewis Branscomb); (5) "Technology and the Role of the Universities in a Global Information Economy" (Gerhard Friedrich); (6) "Planning for Internationalization: Experience at the University of Pennsylvania" (Michael Aiken); (7) "'Internationalizing' the Liberal Arts College" (Stephen R. Lewis, Jr.); (8) "Responding to International Challenges at MIT" (Charles Vest); (9) "Next Steps to Meeting the Challenge" (Colin Campbell); and (10) "International Opportunities and Challenges for American Higher Education in Africa, Asia, and Latin America" (Fred M. Hayward). Includes an index. Most papers contain references. (JB)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Trends, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Students, Global Approach, Higher Education, Information Technology, International Education, International Educational Exchange, International Programs, Liberal Arts, Scientific and Technical Information, Universities
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Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; Europe; United States