AACRAO to present at EdUSA seminar on recruiting and hosting international students

January 7, 2019
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GettyImages-884353200 Later this month, the U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA global educational advising network in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison will offer a day-long seminar on recruiting and hosting international students and issues surrounding the internationalization of U.S. campuses. 

Join us on January 25, 2019, in Madison, Wisconsin, to share best practices with other higher education institutions, learn about U.S.government resources for promoting U.S. colleges and universities to students overseas, and discuss ways to build networks for both student recruitment and student support.

Speakers will include U.S. Department of State officials, U.S. Department of Commerce officials, representatives from higher education associations, college and university leaders, and other experts in the field.

AACRAO International will participate in a session to showcase resources available to support attending institutions' efforts to enhance their international student recruitment and hosting capacity. 

A representative from EducationUSA will moderate the panel discussion between speakers, listed below:
-  Lindsay Addington, Associate Director of International Initiatives, NACAC
Julia Funaki, Associate Director of AACRAO International, AACRAO
-  Brad Farnsworth, Vice President, Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, American Council on Education
-  NAFSA (Speaker TBD)

This event will be open and free of charge to all accredited institutions in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, and Minnesota (two representatives per campus).

For further details and registration, please visit https://www.admissions.wisc.edu/seminar/.