Showing posts from February, 2015

AIEA Conference Presentations: Impact of Internationalization and Retention of International Students

I will be presenting two sessions at the upcoming AIEA (Association of International Education Administrators) Conference in Washington, D.C. More than 800 international education professionals are expected to join the conference. Here are the details of my presentations:

The Role of the SIO in the Retention and Engagement of International Students Monday, February 16 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m Increased enrollment of undergraduate international students in the US calls for focused student engagement, retention and campus integration. This session will unveil the latest research related to international student retention and international student engagement and the presenters will discuss the implication of the research for Senior International Officers. Using a case study method, the session will provide examples of effective approaches to retention and engagement of international students. Presenters: • Dr. Fanta Aw, Assistant Vice President of Campus Life, American University • Ms. …

Success with global engagement strategies requires a systemic integration of diverse university elements, says Webster University President

Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble President, Webster University Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble was named President of Webster University in 2009. She leads Webster University's mission as a worldwide institution transforming students for individual excellence and global citizenship. She has expanded partnerships locally and globally has strengthened the university's reach and impact in the 60 cities, eight countries, and four continents students call home. Dr. Stroble has received numerous awards for leadership, community relations and international development. Stroble received her doctorate in curriculum studies from the University of Virginia. Her career includes academic and administrative appointments at the University of Akron, the University of Louisville, and Northern Arizona University.
Rahul-Webster is celebrating its Centennial anniversary and working towards the Global Impact for the Next Century strategic plan. Could you please share what would be your strategic…