Press Releases and Statements

 

2016

June 1, 2016Eight Outstanding International Educators Recognized with NAFSA Awards

June 1, 2016Statement of the Board of Directors - The 2016 U.S. Elections

May 31, 2016NAFSA Honors Marlene Johnson with $250,000 Donation to 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative

May 31, 2016New NAFSA Research Provides Evidence that Institutional Grants are an Effective Tool to Grow Study Abroad

May 31, 2016NAFSA Launches New Research on Pathway Partnerships in the United States

May 25, 2016NAFSA Welcomes Cuban Scholars to 2016 Annual Conference

May 25, 2016Statement of NAFSA CEO Marlene Johnson Opposing H.R. 5203

May 23, 2016World’s Largest International Education Conference Coming to Denver

Apr. 6, 2016NAFSA CEO Marlene Johnson to Retire After 18 Years of Dedicated Service to the Field of International Education

Mar. 24, 2016A Letter to the Editor of the New York Times in Response to “The Mideast Came to Idaho State. It Wasn’t the Best Fit.”

Mar. 22, 2016NAFSA Presents 2016 Simon Award Winners

Mar. 21, 2016NAFSA Commends President Obama’s Focus on Educational Exchanges with Cuba

Mar. 15, 2016President Obama Announces Administrative Actions to Ease More Restrictions on Travel to Cuba

Feb. 23, 2016NAFSA 2016 International Education Conference to Open with Performance by Aloe Blacc

Jan. 13, 2016Statement from NAFSA CEO Marlene Johnson on State of the Union Address

2015

Dec. 17, 2015NAFSA Launches New Initiative to Expand Relationships between U.S. & Cuban Higher Education Institutions

Dec. 8, 2015Nobel Peace Laureate and Children’s Rights Activist Kailash Satyarthi to Speak at NAFSA 2016 International Education Conference in Denver

Dec. 1, 2015New Standards to Integrate Global Education into PK-12 Teaching Standards and Curriculum

Nov. 24, 2015Foreign Policy Journalist and Author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon to Speak at NAFSA 2016 International Education Conference in Denver

Nov. 19, 2015NAFSA CEO Calls Upon Congress to Offer Safe Refuge to Syrians

Nov. 16, 2015New NAFSA Data: International Students Contribute $30.5 Billion to the U.S. Economy

Nov. 13, 2015MEDIA ADVISORY: NAFSA Releases Latest Economic Data, Additional International Education Events

Nov. 10, 2015Social Justice Advocate Bryan Stevenson to Speak at NAFSA 2016 International Education Conference and Expo in Denver

Oct. 27, 2015Political and Social Analyst David Brooks to Speak at NAFSA 2016 International Education Conference in Denver

July 20, 2015Opening Embassies in Havana and D.C. brings the U.S. Closer to Normalizing Relations with Cuba

July 1, 2015Agreement to Reopen Embassies Marks Symbolic Step Forward in U.S. Engagement with Cuba

May 28, 2015Eight Exceptional International Educators Recognized with NAFSA Awards

May 26, 2015Former U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley Awarded NAFSA Board of Directors Special Award for Outstanding Leadership in U.S. International Education Policy

May 26, 2015Media Advisory: World’s Largest International Education Conference Coming to Boston

May 19, 2015NAFSA Releases International Education Professional Competencies

May 6, 2015NAFSA Announces Global Dialogue Fellowship Program

Apr. 9, 2015Winning Institutions of 100,000 Strong in the Americas Funding Announced Today at the Summit of the Americas

Mar. 27, 2015NAFSA Statement on Brookings Recommendations: A Smarter Way to Retain STEM Foreign Students

Feb. 24, 2015NAFSA Announces 2015 Simon Awards

2014

Dec. 17, 2014President Obama Takes Historic Steps to Expand U.S. Engagement with Cuba

Dec. 2, 2014Best-selling Author Malcolm Gladwell to Speak at NAFSA 2015 International Education Conference in Boston

Nov. 20, 2014President Obama Keeps His Promise to the American People and Takes Action on Immigration

Nov. 18, 2014Nobel Peace Laureate and Human Rights Activist Tawakkol Karman to Speak at NAFSA 2015 International Education Conference in Boston

Nov. 18, 2014 Ebola: National Higher Education Associations Comment on Public Health Concerns

Nov. 17, 2014 International Students Contribute $26.8 Billion to the U.S. Economy

Nov. 14, 2014 Media Advisory: College Presidents to Discuss How to Expand Innovative and Sustainable International Education

Nov. 10, 2014 NAFSA Announces Winners of French Initiative to Increase U.S. Study Abroad to France

Nov. 6, 2014 Human Rights Activist and Former Child Soldier Ishmael Beah to Speak at NAFSA 2015 International Education Conference in Boston

Oct. 28, 2014 First Plenary Speaker Announced for NAFSA 2015 Annual Conference: Shiza Shahid, Cofounder and Ambassador of the Malala Fund

July 9, 2014 Media Advisory: NAFSA’s Online Conference Brings Big Data and International Student Recruitment To You

May 28, 2014 Perceptions of International Student Retention Vary Substantially

May 27, 2014 University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman Awarded NAFSA’s Prestigious Cassandra Pyle Award

May 28, 2014 Five Outstanding International Educators Recognized with NAFSA Awards

May 9, 2014 World's Largest International Education Conference Coming to San Diego

May 6, 2014 DHS Announces Regulations to Make United States more Welcoming to Global Academic Talent

Apr. 23, 2014 NAFSA Statement on Jeb Bush’s Remarks on Immigration Reform

Apr. 8, 2014 H-1B Visas Maxed Out Cited as Dysfunction in the U.S. Broken Immigration System

Apr. 3, 2014 NAFSA Lauds Ambassador Jacobs, a Stalwart Leader in International Education

Feb. 25, 2014 NAFSA Announces 2014 Simon Award Recipients

Jan. 28, 2014 Statement from NAFSA CEO Marlene Johnson on State of the Union Address

Jan. 17, 2014 Secretary Kerry Announces First Grant Winners at President Obama's 100,000 Strong in the Americas Partnership Launch