A Conversation on Globalization and Innovation: Best Practices for the Higher Education Community

The relationship between globalization and innovation is complex, timely, and certainly critical given the dynamic landscape for teaching and learning in the 21st century. During ACE2017, the session “Does Innovation Boost Global Perspectives?” hosted by the ACE Council of Fellows, tackled the relationship between these two important concepts.

A Global Conversation on Student Success

Leaders of higher education institutions and associations in Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom and the United States shared notes on plans to increase postsecondary education attainment at an ACE2017 panel session Monday, March 13, sponsored by the Lumina Foundation.

In Higher Education, U.S.-Mexico Relations Are Strong

Findings from a recent ACE study of U.S.-Mexico higher education ties were announced by Arturo Cherbowski Lask, executive director of Santander Universidades and general director of Universia México. At a dinner hosted by ACE president Molly Corbett Broad during ACE2017, ACE’s 99th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Saturday, March 12. Cherbowski said the project set out to inventory “ground-level” activity resulting from several high-level initiatives between the two countries.

Embracing Internationalization: Princeton in the Global Era

Good things are afoot on the internationalization Princeton, writes alumna Robin Matross Helms. The Dec. 7 issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly included an interview with Anastasia Vrachnos—herself an alum—who oversees all things international at Princeton as vice provost for international affairs and operations.

Survey Looks at New Chinese Law Restricting Work of Foreign NGOs

Many of our members have been following legislation in China that will create new regulatory controls for foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in the country. A broad range of NGOs, including educational organizations, may be affected.

Internationalizing Student Learning “Because the Country Needs It”

Presidents of three ACE member institutions outlined their efforts to reformulate global learning to reach more students and make students’ own diverse cultural backgrounds part of the learning journey, during ACE2016 on Monday.

Creating U.S. Higher Education Partnerships with Chinese Institutions

A session at ACE2016 focused on how to create and sustain lasting higher education partnerships between U.S. and Chinese institutions. Speakers included Lizhong Yu, chancellor of Shanghai New York University; Tomas Morales, president of California State University, San Bernardino; and Mary Brown Bullock, president emerita of Agnes Scott College (GA).

ACE, Banco Santander-Universia Launch Observatory for U.S.-Mexico Higher Education

ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement and Banco Santander-Universia announced the launch of a new Observatory for U.S.-Mexico Higher Education during a dinner sponsored by Banco Santander-Universia for some 40 presidents from Mexico who are attending ACE2016.

Q&A: Cari Vanderkar Moore on ACE’s Institute for Leading Internationalization

Each year, ACE offers the Institute for Leading Internationalization, a professional development experience designed for campus leaders who have a critical role in advancing internationalization on their campuses. Cari Vanderkar Moore, director of the Cal Poly International Center, discusses her experience attending the Institute.

Campus Internationalization on a Budget

Robin Matross Helms, associate director of research for ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, on the three main takeaways from Monday morning’s session on “Global Learning for All: Modest Budgets and Creative Strategies.”

VIDEO: International and Diversity Initiatives On Campus—a Good Mix

“We’re in a society that’s on a collision course with itself if we don’t figure out how to really live together across differences to create a world community,” says Yolanda Moses, associate vice chancellor for Diversity, Excellence, and Equity at the University of California, Riverside.