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2018 Commission on International Initiatives Summer Meeting


The 2018 CII Summer Meeting took place July 15-17 at the Riu Plaza Hotel and at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, hosted by the UdeG. 

Thank you to our 2018 CII Summer Meeting Sponsors

2018 CII Summer Meeting Program

2018 CII Summer Meeting Presenter Biographies

Plenary and Keynote Sessions:

Global Trends in Higher Education: Why it Matters in the North American Region - Marmolejo

Managing Up- Perspectives from Presidents and Provosts- Cabrera and Cruzado

Public Policy Town Hall: Updates from the International Advocacy Coordinating Committee and INTO University Partnerships- Saab and McCarthy

Internationalizing Higher Education in Challenging Times: Implications for Public and Land-grant Universities - de Wit

Monday AM Concurrent Sessions

Cultivating Global Learning at Large Research Institutions- Regulska, Erbstein, Moreno, and Ruwanpura 

North American Higher Education in Collaboration with Cuba: a Trilateral Perspective- Crimmins Villela, Balkin, Gonzalez-Paez, and Sigala Gómez

Effectively Using External Advisory Board to Support Internationalization- Benedik, Spinelli, and Wootoon

Monday PM Concurrent Sessions

Best Practices and Overcoming Barriers to Sending Students to Mexico- Chadd, Ezzeddine, Panferov Reese, and Jaramillo Mora

Supporting Internationalization Efforts with Limited Funding- Disu and Regulska

The Relationship between International Development Agencies and Higher Education Institutions in North America: How it Works and How it Could Work Better- Erbaugh, Cohen, Cruzado, Gray, Navarro Albo, and Bart

Tuesday PM Concurrent Sessions

Bricks and Mortar- Offices Abroad as Strategy for Fostering International Engagement- Christensen, Trigo, and Gonzalez-Paez

Global Learning for All through Virtual Exchange- Forward, Mireles Torres, and Ezzedine

Jalisco Consortium for Internationalization- de Wit, Barba Vargas, Hernández, Moreno, Padilla Montes, and Monjarás Wintergerst

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