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Global Trends and Liberal Arts Higher Education
with Henry Rosovsky

Interviewed March 2, 2011

Download Podcast file #23 [mp3]

Henry Rosovsky is the Former Dean of the Faculty of Arts andSciences of Harvard University. He served in numerous positions at HarvardUniversity including Professor of Economics (1965-1996), Chairman of theEconomics Department (1969-1972), Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences(1973-1991). He also worked as a member of the Harvard Corporation(1987-1997). He has worked as a consultant with the United States government,the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank and UNESCO.

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Liberal Arts Education: A Dutch Perspective
with Marijk van der Wende

Interviewed April 16, 2010

Download Podcast file #22 [mp3]

Marijk van der Wende is Dean of the Amsterdam University College (AUC) and Professor of Higher Education at the Free University of Amsterdam. She has published extensively on international higher education issues and is a frequent speaker on these topics in international fora. AUC is a joint institute of the University of Amsterdam and the Free University of Amsterdam, providing an international liberal arts and sciences bachelor program, taught in English in The Netherlands.

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Internationalization in the Universities of Spain / 
Internacionalización de las universidades de España [entrevista en español]*
con Màrius Rubiralta i Alcañiz

Fecha: 19 de septiembre del 2009 

Download Podcast file #21 [mp3]

Màrius Rubiralta i Alcañiz es el Secretario General de Universidades del Ministerio de Educación de España. En esta entrevista—realizada en Madrid en septiembre del 2009, en la ocasión de la conferencia anual de la Asociación Europea para la Educación Internacional [EAIE]—Dr. Rubiralta ofrece su perspectiva sobre el fenómeno de la internacionalización en la educación superior española. 


*Special Note: This is the first of what we hope will be more podcasts presented in Spanish.

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Postcard from the 2009 EAIE Annual Conference in Madrid: Leadership Past and Present
with Fiona Hunter and Bjørn Einar Aas

Interviewed September 19, 2009

Bjørn Einar Aas and Fiona Hunter are the current and immediate past presidents, respectively, of the European Association for International Education (EAIE). The 21st annual conference of the EAIE in Madrid, Spain provided an opportunity to capture their thoughts on the evolution of the association’s size, scope, and focus in recent years, as well as its growing global relevance.

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Photos: Oscar Timmers

Internationalization in American Higher Education: A Presidential Perspective from Cornell University
with David Skorton

Interviewed September 4, 2009

David Skorton, president of Cornell University, is a strong advocate for internationalization in American higher education. In this conversation, he discusses with CIHE various aspects of Cornell’s international orientation, the evolution of his own thinking about internationalization, and some thoughts about how American institutions could expand their impact in positive ways around the world. 

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Tuning USA and the Bologna Process: Lessons from Europe and the United States
with Clifford Adelman

Interviewed May 1, 2009

Clifford Adelman is a Senior Associate at the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), and a leading U.S. expert on the Bologna Process in Europe. He currently serves as the senior domestic consultant to the Tuning USA pilot project, supported by the Lumina Foundation. Tuning USA is a faculty-led effort in three American states (Indiana, Minnesota, and Utah) that is endeavoring to define desired student outcomes in several disciplines. The project is modeled on the Tuning activities that have been undertaken in Europe and Latin America over the past several years. 

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