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IIE Networker Fall 2009: International Education in Latin America


Fall 2009

Theme: International Education in Latin America


Public Diplomacy and Academic Exchange: Policy Priorities of the New Administration By Marianne Craven, U.S. Department of State

Student Mobility Trends in Latin America By Isabel Cristina Jaramillo and Hans de Wit, International Higher Education Consultants

Promoting Inclusiveness in Higher Education in Latin America: A Policy Response By Joan Dassin, Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program

Special Feature: International Education Initiatives in Latin America

Organization of American States: Partnerships for Human Capacity Development in the Americas By Jeanelle van GlaanenWeygel and Lesley Zark

BECAS CHILE: Decisive Steps Toward Excellence in Human Capital Formation By Javier Gonzalez

COLFUTURO: Transforming Colombia with Investments in Higher Education By Eden C. Bolivar

The Program for the Promotion of Argentine Universities By Josť A. Landi


Regional Focus: The Caribbean

Student Recruitment in the Caribbean: New Strategies for Cooperation By Tim Wright, EducationUSA, Brandy Frasen, Savannah College of Art and Design, and Cleveland Sam, Caribbean Examinations Council

Bridging Borders: A Project for the Development and Diversification of Higher Learning Institutions in the United States and Haiti By Patrick Guilbaud and William Davis, Virginia Tech

Regional Focus: Mexico

Recent Challenges to Study Abroad in Mexico: Economic Crisis, Security Risks, H1N1 By Thomas Buntru, Mexican Association for International Education (AMPEI) and the University of Monterrey

Regional Focus: Brazil

New York City and Sao Paulo, Public Policy and Business: A New Dual Degree Partnership By Robert Garris, Columbia University