Restoring America’s Place in the World
In his stirring inauguration speech of unity, President Joe Biden reminded those watching at home and abroad that the United States is committed to repairing alliances, engaging with the world and “leading not by example of power, but by power of example.” With those words, we, and undoubtedly much of higher education, envisioned an unprecedented opportunity to restore and repair how international students, families and partners view us. Colleges and universities should be a vital part of that restore-and-repair process, and we can start by doubling down on our commitment to excellence in international education.
Originally published: March 16, 2021
Author: Margee Ensign
Institution: Dickinson College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed