In the face of declining international enrollment, many institutions are interested in creating more formal partnerships (such as 2+2 or 3+1+1 programs) with institutions abroad. However, many feel daunted by doing so.
Join us for a webcast to learn how you can forge and sustain partnerships with foreign institutions to increase international student enrollment and enhance the academic experience. Our expert instructor, who has had experience and success doing this at Frostburg State University, will share examples and strategies for how to:
- Make the case and gain buy-in for international partnerships at your institution
- Identify and vet potential partner institutions
- Choose an appropriate and sustainable revenue model
- Establish expectations and responsibilities through a written agreement
Who Should Attend
This webcast is suitable for international admissions, enrollment, and academic affairs professionals who are interested in learning more about how to form and sustain partnerships with foreign institutions as a means of enhancing both enrollment and the academic experience.
Creating the Partnership
- Broaching the conversation at your institution
- Identifying and vetting potential partners
- Exploring different structure and revenue models
- Considerations for establishing written Agreements/MOUs
Dr. John Bowman, Vice Provost, Frostburg State University
Over the last 12 years, Dr. John Bowman has led international education at Frostburg State University. His efforts have successfully established partnerships in China, Taiwan, and Vietnam that have internationalized the Frostburg campus and promoted the university’s global presence. His areas of academic interest include international relations theory, United States foreign policy, and national security studies. He holds an undergraduate degree in education from The Ohio State University, a master’s degree in diplomacy from the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky, and a doctorate in international affairs from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.