Dollars and Sense: Universities, International Students, and the Intellectual Capital of the Future
By Setphen G. Pelletier
International students are often seen through the lens of short-term economic benefit, but a look at longer-term data show how powerfully they infuse their intellectual capital into the United States.

More Mobility, More Competition
By Mark Toner
Amid a newly challenging recruiting environment, U.S. institutions will need to leverage all of their competitive advantages to meet their enrollment goals and sustain their global preeminence.

Finding Your Way
By Janet Hulstrand
Millennials and the young professionals of Generation Z wondering how to develop a career in international education are encountering a field that has changed considerably and that continues to evolve.

Departments and Columns

From the Editor in Chief

Restocking the Toolbox
By Scott Cech


  • What Will Be the Next Big Challenges That International Education Leaders Will Face?
  • What We Stand For--and Against
  • How Important is Professional Development to a Campus's International Education Programs?
  • Sepcial Message from the CEO

In Brief

  • Agent Use and Recruitment Budgets Jump, Internationalization Gathers Momentum
  • "Teaching with Digital Stories" Wins Innovative Research Award
  • Japan's International Student Enrollment Up 30 Percent Over Three Years
  • Incoming International Students Up, Scholars Down

Global Spotlight


Quick Questions

Theory and Reality: Research, History, and Brevity
An interview with Alan Ruby

Education Abroad

Making It Fresh
By Charlotte West

International Student Affairs

How to Ensure Your International Student Services Program Meets Student Needs
By Menachem Wecker

International Enrollment

Root and Branch
By John T. Crist

International Education Leadership

Leading Into Africa
By Jenny Rogers


Defending the Value Proposition of Education Abroad? Get Realistic
By Anthony C. Ogden

In Focus

Data Limbo