Beyond Justification: How to Convey the Importance of International Higher Education
By David Tobenkin
Successful international higher education professionals match the efficacy of their work with a robust set of metrics.

Science: Why Diversity Matters
By Vicki Valosik
Research findings are pointing toward the advantages of greater geographical and ethnic diversity.

Magnet Schools?
By Menachem Wecker
India is launching new initiatives to attract top international students.

Departments and Columns

From the Editor in Chief

Ready for the World
By Scott Cech


  • Uncertainties and Unprecedented Political Challenges: Ensuring a Globally Competent Citizenry
  • Is the United States at Risk of Losing International Talent and Its Competitive Edge?
  • Getting Ahead and Staying There: Why a Focus on Competencies Is More Important Than Ever
  • What Will the Changing Landscape of Higher Education Look Like?

In Brief

  • Montréal Named “Best City” for International Students
  • $25 Million Gift to Colby College for Study Abroad
  • How Generation Z Views Study Abroad
  • The Netherlands and Germany Show Strong International Student Numbers
  • Deep Support for International Students in the United Kingdom
  • Brazil Ends Mobility Program

Global Spotlight


Quick Questions

An interview with Isabel Wilkerson

Education Abroad

Getting Creative
By Mark Toner

International Student Affairs

How to Retain International Students
By Menachem Wecker

International Enrollment

How to Create a Successful International Recruitment Plan
By Julie Sinclair and Patty Croom


Best Practices: Five Decades On, Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Still Thrives
By Stephen G. Pelletier

View From Out Here

Seeing the World with Opened Eyes
By Kuang-An Chang


Let’s Have More Difficult Discussions
By Nadia De Leon