International Educator

(IE) is the flagship bimonthly magazine of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. IE maintains the highest standards of intellectual quality, editorial excellence, and design to service its readers who are working worldwide to advance international education and exchange.

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Cover Story

IE MarApr 08 Cover Story

Limited Resources, Endless Possibilities

Susan Ladika

Student enrollments are soaring in East Africa but resources are limited. To help improve education for African students, foreign institutions and organizations are creating partnerships with colleges and universities in the region.

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IE MarApr 08 Feature Story

Making a World of Difference

Karen Leggett

International content in the social work curriculum, coupled with cross-border travel is helping address a plethora of societal needs around the globe.

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Expanding Horizons at the University of Oklahoma

Christopher Connell

Political leaders like former Senator David Boren and former Ambassador Edward Perkins bring the world to the Sooner State's largest university.


In Focus

IE MarApr 08 InFocus

An Afro-Caribbean "World Heritage Culture"

Nick Seamons

In Brief

  • Berkeley Conference Brings Together Educators for Globalization Dialogue
  • Peace Corps Releases 2007 Rankings
  • Commission Urges Next U.S. President to Elevate Priority of Educational Exchanges
  • Foreign Language Enrollments Soar at U.S. Institutions
  • Outstanding Chinese Business Schools Featured in BusinessWeek
  • Public University Association Sets Forth Internationalization Strategies
  • Developing Successful Short-Term Programs Abroad; Internationalizing through Interuniversity Linkages
  • Book Review of A Handbook for Counseling International Students in the United States by Hemla D. Singaravelu and Mark Pope
  • Student Diplomat Essay: "Identity's Shifting Sands" by Hammad Hammad

From the Editors

Reviving Ancient Promise

Christopher Murphy

Front Lines

Demystifying Truths About International Students and Highly Skilled Immigrants

Stuart Anderson

Across Cultures

Expanding Horizons for Chinese Students

Kong Feng and Venie Martin

Past as Prologue

1960-1969: From Kennedy's Inspirations to Fiscal Realities

Alan Dessoff


Embracing Global Education:
An interview with J. Michael Adams, president of Fairleigh Dickinson University

Elaina Loveland

Education Abroad

Designing an Interdisciplinary Short-Term Program in China

Jacqueline S. McLaughlin, Nikolaos Tzafaras and John McCollough

Foreign Student Affairs

Deciphering Ambiguous Regulations

Eric Kroetsch and Alisa Eland


Pruning Dead Wood

Ozman Ozturgut