The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Lisa Heyn
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 11:24

► A number of articles on the 2014 NAFSA conference, held in San Diego, focused on the issue of improving the U.S. college experience for international students.

► This week’s Exchange Voice:

Ursula Heaney
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:33

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 5/30/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement. Requests are processed on a daily basis. If you would prefer not to receive this listing, email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org or call 202-293-6141.

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Ursula Heaney
Wed, 06/04/2014 - 16:23

Last week, NAFSA: Association of International Educators held their annual conference in San Diego, CA. A prominent theme that permeated the conference, according to both the Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed, was improving the U.S. college experience for international students. 

Ursula Heaney
Fri, 05/30/2014 - 11:45

►In a speech at West Point Academy, President Obama spoke about the importance of educational exchanges as part of American foreign policy.

►Alliance member job vacancies

Ursula Heaney
Fri, 05/30/2014 - 09:52

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 5/23/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement. Requests are processed on a daily basis. If you would prefer not to receive this listing, email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org or call 202-293-6141.

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Ursula Heaney
Wed, 05/28/2014 - 14:40

In a speech today outlining his vision for American foreign policy, delivered at West Point Academy, President Obama spoke about the importance of educational exchanges.

Lisa Heyn
Fri, 05/23/2014 - 16:08

► The Washington Post reported that safety issues are deterring Americans from studying in Mexico, which has lost its number one ranking among the most popular study destinations for Americans in the region over the past ten years. Efforts are, however, underway to increase U.S.-Mexico exchanges.

Lisa Heyn
Fri, 05/23/2014 - 16:04

The Senate’s FY15 budget allocation for State-Foreign Operations (SFOPS) programs, released this week, is not only slightly lower than the House’s allocation, but also includes a seven per cent cut in base funding from current levels, USGLC reports.

Lisa Heyn
Fri, 05/23/2014 - 13:26

Safety concerns, such as the threat of crime and drug violence, are deterring American students from studying in Mexico, prompting them to choose Costa Rica, Argentina, and Brazil as their study destinations in Latin America instead, the Washington Post reports.

Ursula Heaney
Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:24

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 5/16/14.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement. Requests are processed on a daily basis. If you would prefer not to receive this listing, email uheaney@alliance-exchange.org or call 202-293-6141.

Please feel free to contact us for additional questions.