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2014 ACE Leadership Network Meeting

ACE’s Leadership Network for International Education: “Collaborative Internationalization”—The New Complexity of Global Partnerships

November 18, 2014


Higher education in the 21st century is fundamentally a global enterprise that requires increasing levels of cross-border cooperation. Many U.S. instittuions are expanding their collaboration with international partners, often beyond traditional agreements for student exchange or faculty research. Without a comprehensive, coordinated strategy, however, the increasing volume and complexity of these activities can consume scarce time and resources to limited effect.  

On November 18, 2014, ACE convened a group of college and university presidents, chief academic officers, and senior international officers in Washington, DC for the Leadership Network for International Education. The meeting was designed to help institutional leaders develop strategies to form, sustain, and manage effective global partnerships.

Click here ​to read the press release.

Program Agenda​

His Excellency Kim Beazley, Ambassador of Australia to the United States of America
Partnerships for Mutual Benefit
Fernando Leon Garcia, President, Universidad CETYS (Mexico)
Michael Rao, President, Virginia Commonwealth University
Susan Buck Sutton, Presidential Advisor for Global Initiatives, Bryn Mawr College
Policies and Structures for Strong Partnerships
James A. Anderson, Chancellor, Fayetteville State University
Dennis Harkins, President, Orange Coast College
Gil Latz, Associate Vice Chancellor for International Affairs, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Leadership and Strategy for Global Engagement
David Fleshler, Associate Provost for International Affairs, Case Western Reserve University
Jane Gatewood, Associate Provost for Global Engagement, University of Rochester
Joanna Regulska, Vice President for International and Global Affairs, Rutgers University



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