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Study abroad and international enrollment can be very collaborative and complimentary. It just makes sense and it’s more efficient and beneficial to the campus ethos of globalizing and internationalizing.
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IEM can also be an integral part of larger international affairs offices with close connections to education abroad. Vogl, who has extensive experience working with international enrollment, was recently given oversight over education abroad programs for domestic students. “When one thinks about international enrollment management, sometimes the study abroad aspect is not on the radar. There is cross-pollination and a real power that comes from having those two populations of students interact, work together, and learn together,” she says. As an example, several returning education abroad students were hired to work during the autumn orientation for newly enrolling international students. “They have experienced being a stranger in a strange land, and they know this campus better than anyone else. It also gave them an opportunity for them to professionalize their study abroad experience,” Vogl explains. In the same vein, Vice Provost for International Affairs David Schmidt describes his office at Middle Tennessee State University as a “one-stop shop for international affairs.” “Study abroad and international enrollment can be very collaborative and complimentary. It just makes sense and it’s more efficient and beneficial to the campus ethos of globalizing and internationalizing,” he explains.
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For regional universities like Plattsburgh and community colleges with smaller numbers of outbound domestic students, IEM has the additional benefit of adding a crosscultural component at home. Jonathn Weller, director of international admissions at University of Cincinnati, says the vast majority of students at his institution don’t participate in education abroad programs: “One of the ways we can help them prepare for the twenty-first century workforce is by getting an international experience on their own campus.” Schmidt agrees that international enrollment contributes to the overall diversity on campus: “When you look at the diversity of our

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International Educator - September/October 2011
Contents
From the Editors
In Brief
Building a Literate World
In Sync:  The Peace Corps and International Education
Expanding Cooperative Education Across the Globe
Education Abroad
Foreign Student Affairs
Partnering
A View From Out Here
Forum
In Focus
Supplement: A 360º View
Supplement: Making the Numbers Work
Supplement: International Recruitment and Enrollment Listings
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - In Brief
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - Foreign Student Affairs
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - Partnering
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - A View From Out Here
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International Educator - September/October 2011 - Supplement: Making the Numbers Work
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