An Expanded Notion of Study Abroad
Numerous colleges and universities as well as third-party providers are confronting the need to reinvent study abroad. That need has grown increasingly urgent recently in light of COVID-19, which has resulted in significant limitations on travel overseas, student hesitancy to leave the United States and be subject to emergency evacuation, and parental concern for their children’s safety in such programs.
Originally published: July 29, 2020
Author: William G. Durden
Position: President Emeritus
Institution: Dickinson College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed