ERIC Number: ED483871
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
A Call to Leadership: The Presidential Role in Internationalizing the University
National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges
Global leadership in higher education by American colleges and universities is increasingly at risk, ironically by the very forces the institutions helped to create. Advances in technology and telecommunications and a remaking of the global economy have created a world in which interdisciplinary, cross-border research and discovery are the norm and expectations for students prepared to live, work and contribute to an interconnected world are high. Institutions that are able to prepare students-of-the-world will be the colleges and universities of the next century. This document focuses on the need for American colleges to Internationalize. It contains the following topics: (1) The Internationalization Challenge; (2) Four Good Reasons to Internationalize; (3) The 3 A's of Presidential Leadership; (4) Articulate: Creating a Transforming Vision; (5) Advocate: Mobilizing Support; and (6) Act: Leadership Action Strategies.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, Washington, DC.