The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Oriana Pina
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 08:34

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 7/19/2016.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email opina@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Erika Poitevien
Mon, 07/18/2016 - 16:48

Dozens of officials from colleges and universities in the United States have traveled to Cuba in order to strengthen and restore cultural ties, a goal that the U.S. has been trying to achieve for many years now due largely to new partnerships forming between higher education institutions in both nations, according to Education Dive.

Oriana Pina
Mon, 07/18/2016 - 16:34

The House of Representative’s Committee on Appropriations released the 2017 fiscal year report for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The Committee recommended a total of $602.79 million for Educational and Cultural Exchange programs. In total, the Committee recommendations for Academic programs totaled $311,441 million, while Professional and Cultural Exchanges totaled $208,240 million.

Please see below for more details on the Committee Report:

Oriana Pina
Tue, 07/12/2016 - 16:34

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 7/12/2016.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email opina@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Erika Poitevien
Tue, 07/05/2016 - 13:56

NAFSA: Association of International Educators is calling on the next President and Congress to adopt policies that will advance international education and study abroad, and help create a more “welcoming and globally engaged United States,” the PIE News reported recently.  

Lisa Heyn
Tue, 07/05/2016 - 13:13

Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed its FY17 State-Foreign Operations (SFOPS) spending bill, including State Department exchanges. The House SFOPS subcommittee also released a draft bill text in advance of the mark-up of its FY17 SFOPS spending bill tomorrow.

Oriana Pina
Tue, 07/05/2016 - 12:28

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 7/5/2016.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email opina@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Oriana Pina
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:37

The British referendum last week to leave the European Union (EU) will have consequences for higher education in Europe, the United States, and beyond, according to the PIE News.

Oriana Pina
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:53

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 6/27/2016.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email opina@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Oriana Pina
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 11:43

A resolution introduced by Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Congressman French Hill (R-AR) last week commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program. Since its inception in 1946, the renowned program has received wide recognition, boasting more than 370,000 alumni, including 82 Pulitzer Prize recipients, 54 Nobel Prize laureates, and 33 heads of state, according to the resolution.