The cover of the IE Magazine

January 2024: AI and IE

From the CEO
Reflections for a New Year
Fanta Aw, PhD
Amid a chaotic world, we must renew our commitment to the values and promise of international education.
Practice Area Column
International Education Leadership
Getting Started with Generative AI
Mark Toner
Experts highlight five factors that international education leaders should consider.
Practice Area Column
International Enrollment Management
Next-Level Admissions: AI in IEM
John Gallagher
It can’t—and shouldn’t—do all the work, but artificial intelligence can free up time, automate tasks, and jump-start projects.
Take 5
Take 5: Hot Topics for 2024
Meredith Bell
This year, International Educator is bringing back a familiar favorite—our Take 5 column—but with a fresh approach. Each month, we pose a thought-provoking prompt to five members of the NAFSA community. These international educators, who represent a diverse range of voices and perspectives, respond
The International Educator Podcast
Welcome to the International Educator podcast! Monthly episodes cover trends in the field of international education, news in context, thought leadership, and more.

About International Educator

International Educator is NAFSA’s flagship publication and has been published continually since 1990. As a record of the association and the field of international education, IE includes articles on a variety of topics, trends, and issues facing NAFSA members and their work. 

From in-depth features to interviews with thought leaders and columns tailored to NAFSA’s knowledge communities, IE provides must-read context and analysis to those working around the globe to advance international education and exchange.


NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange. NAFSA serves the needs of more than 10,000 members and international educators worldwide at more than 3,500 institutions, in over 150 countries.

NAFSA membership provides you with unmatched access to best-in-class programs, critical updates, and resources to professionalize your practice. Members gain unrivaled opportunities to partner with experienced international education leaders.