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

Wanted: Global Workers

Darlene Bremer
International education experiences help prepare global-ready graduates for the twenty-first century workforce.

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Retirement is Booming

Karen Leggett
Baby Boomers are beginning to reach retirement in their record numbers and many are following the example of their recent predecessors by remaining active in international education through second careers or volunteerism.

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Education Abroad on the Fast Track

Janet Hulstrand
Short-term programs are an ever increasing part of international education. But how do they fit into the overall picture for education abroad?

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Worlds Connect in Waterville

Christopher Connell
At Colby College, philanthropy helps bring the world to Colby’s door.


From the Editors

Front Lines

Open Doors, Secure Borders: Advantages for Education Abroad for Public Policy
Victor C. Johnson and Janice Mulholland

In Brief

  • Nations Agree to Preserve Cultural Heritage
  • National Security Language Initiative
  • Immigration Reform Sparks Letter-Writing
  • U.S. Administration Looks to Encourage Foreign Students
  • NAFSA Issues Response to Visa Denial Case
  • Research Reflects Globalization and Privatization Trends
  • New Financial Aid Advising Resources from NAFSA
  • Book Notes: Review of The First Resort of Kings

Across Cultures

Dual Privatization in Georgian Education
Marie Pachuashvili


Education Abroad

Foreign Student Affairs

Providing Better Service—A Case Study
Elaina Loveland with Alan Johnson and Elizabeth Leibach


Educating Global-Ready Graduates
Darla K. Deardorff and William Hunter

A View from Out Here

Lessons from the Railsplitter: Observations on Leadership
David B. Austell

In Focus

Elyse Resnick