Member benefits support global collaboration, faculty development, and academic quality assurance measures Boca Raton, FL. April 13, 2021 American Higher Education Alliance (AHEA), a nonprofit organization focused on promoting internationalization and equity in higher education, announced today the launch of its new membership and benefits program. Membership levels enable individual faculty and administrators, academic departments,…

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AHEA’s member initiative creates a global network through collaboration and learning experiences. Boca Raton, FL  American Higher Education Alliance (AHEA), a nonprofit organization focused on promoting internationalization and equity in higher education, is pleased to announce the appointment of Karli Grant as their new President. She succeeds Benjamin Shank, who has stepped down to head Tower Education Technologies, Boca…

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American Higher Education Alliance (AHEA) and Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC) have joined forces to globalize higher education virtuallyand in-person. November 23, 2020. Boca Raton, Florida.  For Immediate Release. As colleges and universities face the mounting challenges associated with COVID-19, American Higher Education Alliance (AHEA) and the Consortium for North American Higher…

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Less than five months into the COVID-19 pandemic colleges and universities are beginning to announce plans to reopen for the Fall 2020 semester, despite not knowing how many students may return to campus. Nearly half of high school graduates have changed their collegiate plans due to the virus, and more current students are requesting gap…

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As seen in The Price of Business: https://priceofbusiness.com/why-mentoring-in-higher-education-is-mission-critical-for-everyones-success/ Mentoring, long considered an effective tool for developing relationships and transferring knowledge from a more experienced individual to a less experienced individual, is a concept that has expanded in definition in recent years to include non-traditional relationships beyond face-to-face mentoring. Mentoring programs are frequently supported by technology,…

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As seen in Small Business Sense: https://small-bizsense.com/the-distinct-connection-between-higher-education-and-workforce-readiness/ There’s a stark misalignment between the talents employers demand and the skills graduates have as they enter the U.S. workforce. There is a common disconnect where many higher education leaders fail to see it. While 96% of chief academic officers of colleges and universities believe that their institutions…

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The novel coronavirus has brought innumerable challenges to higher education. Classes have moved online with minimal notice, preparation, or training. Students were forced to move out of their dorms quickly, and some of them could not safely return home. Layoffs and furloughs have been announced as institutions reel from revenue loss. Now, colleges and universities…

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The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting nearly every aspect of life, and higher education is no exception. Colleges and universities have made a widespread move to remote learning, with some having canceled resident classes through the summer. Residence and dining halls, recreation facilities, performance spaces, and offices have closed on campuses across the country. Many…

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Student mobility is of course a major component of higher education internationalization, but attention is increasingly being given to the importance of faculty mobility. As the works reviewed here show, this latter form of mobility can be understood in several ways. On one hand, it may refer to the movement of faculty from one country…

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Highlights from NAFSA’s Annual Conference in May 2019 include the release of a new report, The Shape of Global Higher Education: The Americas. The study, produced in collaboration with the British Council, assesses the state of policies in support of higher education internationalization in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and the United States, with results…

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