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What Exactly Do We Mean by "Globalizing?"

Academic leaders in candid moments will confess: “I just gave a speech saying ‘becoming a global institution’ is our most important priority – but I have no idea what that means!” EAB’s work on globalization endeavors to help members get beyond the trap of treating unfocused international activity as an end in itself, and instead prioritize strategies and define measures of progress about how global presence advances core enrollment, research, or mission ambitions.

These resources profile the administrative infrastructure investments and academic policy changes that successful global institutions are embracing to recruit qualified, full-pay international students, partner with overseas institutions to grow the research enterprise, and embed international perspectives in the domestic student experience.

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