Practice Area Column

Charlotte West
When staff members from different areas of the international office are familiar with each other’s responsibilities—and can provide back-up support when necessary—it boosts strategic goals and builds resilience.
Charlotte West
Though most study abroad programs are suspended due to the pandemic, education abroad professionals can leverage their expertise to develop new opportunities for students closer to home.
Karen Doss Bowman
As resources are increasingly stretched thin, forging partnerships across departments on campus can yield results—and these four action steps can help.
Mark Toner
International offices can leverage data in new ways to advocate for their programs.
Jessica Sandberg
Practical steps to address threats to, and advocate for, IEM during the pandemic.
Mark Toner
For international education leaders, data can be a powerful ally in making the case for programs.
Charlotte West
Amid travel restrictions and visa processing delays, U.S. institutions and their partners are getting creative to accommodate international students.
Steve Springer
NAFSA’s Director, Regulatory Practice Liaison, Steve Springer, gives an update on what international educators can expect this fall regarding duration of status and Optional Practical Training (OPT), as well as other developments to watch.
John Gallagher
Five institutions and providers share how they are approaching education abroad in the era of COVID-19.
Karen Doss Bowman
How international educators can recognize unconscious bias and take steps to address it.