January 24, 2013 The Honorable Arne Duncan Secretary U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20202 Dear Mr. Secretary: As associations that represent the vast majority of colleges and universities in the United States, we write to thank you for the Department’s renewed focus on the importa
International Education - AAU FY13 Funding Request
As you draft your Fiscal Year 2012 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations bill, we request that you include $125.9 million for Title VI International Education and Foreign Language programs. Title VI programs have had a tremendous impact on our nation over the years by developing a strong foundation in international education, research, and foreign language studies, especially in the less-commonly taught languages of U.S. strategic interest..
AAU urges Congress to provide $177 Million for Department of Education International Education programs, an increase of $51 Million over FY10 funding. Specifically, AAU urges Congress to appropriate $153.8 million for Title VI programs, $19.8 million for the Fulbright-Hays Program, and $3.2 million for the Institute of International Public Policy..
On behalf of the Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange and the Coalition for International Education, we urge you to reject Senator Tom Coburn's amendment to H.J. Res. 45 that would rescind $120 billion in federal spending..
A new report on ‘Higher Education and Collaboration in a Global Context’ has been published by the UK/US Study Group, a group of senior scholars based in the United Kingdom and the United States. Commissioned by UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown in Spring 2008, it advocates a leadership role for universities and colleges in fostering the development of a ‘global civil society'..
A private report to Prime Minister Gordon Brown by the UK/US Study Group entitled "Higher Education and Collaboration in Global Context: Building a Global Civil Society." This report makes the case for a new model for UK/US collaboration, one that will develop multilateral partnerships and bring the longstanding UK/US partnership in higher education to bear in third locations..
The undersigned organizations of the Coalition for International Education appreciate your continued leadership and support for the Higher Education Act, Title VI, International Education Programs, its complementary program, Fulbright-Hays 102(b)(6), and the international consortia programs in the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) in FY 2006. We are pleased to present our views and funding recommendations for these programs..
We write on behalf of the six national presidential higher education associations to express our deep appreciation to you for convening the University Presidents Summit on International Education, and to convey our interest in working with you to advance the important national goals discussed at the Summit..
To meet national needs for international expertise, AAU recommends that Congress provide additional funding for the Department of Education’s Title VI international programs and the Department of Defense's National Security Education Program (NSEP)..
View more articles about this topic in our archives
1200 New York Ave, NW, Suite 550 | Washington, DC 20005Phone: 202.408.7500 | Fax: 202.408.8184
Home | About AAU | University Research & Graduate Education | News Room | Budget & Appropriations
Policy Issues | AAU Publications | Members Services | Sitemap | RSS Feeds | Contact | All Content © AAU 2013