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2012 ACE Leadership Network Meeting

December 30, 1899


ACE’s Leadership Network for International Education​
The Globally Engaged Institution: Washington Connections

Monday, December 10, 2012
Leadership Network Agenda (PDF) 94 KB

In a rapidly expanding and interconnected global environment, U.S. higher education must respond to the imperative for substantive and strategic interaction with higher education institutions in other nations.


On December 10, 2012 ACE convened a group of presidents and chief academic officers for the meeting of the Leadership Network for International Education in Washington, DC.  This meeting was designed to help institutional leaders learn how to use the many resources centered in Washington, DC as they develop strategies for global engagement.


Highlights from the 2012 Meeting

Keynote Address: Global Engagement – A View from India

Her Excellency Nirupama Rao, Ambassador of India to the United States

The full text of Ambassador Rao's keynote address can be found on the Embassy of India's website.
The Global Competition for Student Recruitment

Patti McGill Peterson, Presidential Advisor for Global  Initiatives, ACE, Moderator


Paul Smith, Director USA, British Council
Access Paul Smith's presentation here (PDF) 369 KB.

Christine Tausig Ford, Vice President, Association of Universities  and Colleges of Canada
Access Christine Tausig Ford's presentation here (PDF) 1.3 MB.

Sarah Wolf, Education Manager – North America, Australian Embassy
Access Sarah Wolf's presentation here (PDF) 1 MB.

Resources for Global Engagement

Herman Saatkamp, President, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, and Chair, ACE Commission on Internationalization and Global Engagement, Moderator


Sylvia Crowder, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Education

David Stonner, Director, Office of International Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation
Access David Stonner's presentation here (PDF) 944 KB.

Marianne Craven, Managing Director for Academic Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Jeanne-Marie Duval, Deputy Executive Director, Higher Education for Development
Access Jeanne-Marie Duval's presentation here (PDF) 855 KB.

The State of U.S. Higher Education’s Global Engagement: Report of the Mapping Study 2011

Patti McGill Peterson, ACE
Access Patti McGill Peterson's presentatio here (PDF) 341 KB.  

ACE Lab: Internationalizing to Maximize Impact

Brad Farnsworth, Director, Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, ACE, Moderator


Suzanne Shipley, President, Shepherd University

Mark Heckler, President, Valparaiso University

Tom Case, Chancellor, University of Alaska Anchorage
Access Tom Case's presentation here (PDF) 462 KB.


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