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Office of Internationalization

Internationalization Summit 2018

The 5th Annual Internationalization Summit:

"What's with a border? Inter/national engagement in a troubled world"

Friday, April 13, 2018 

Registration for the summit is now open,
click here to register!

 Attending the Summit

All members of academic institutions and related academic community (faculty, staff, administrators, graduate, and undergraduate students) are encouraged to participate in the summit.

The Internationalization Summit is intended to be a forum for members of the academic community to engage in meaningful conversation, connect, share practices, and present emerging research relating to the internationalization of higher education. Registration for the Summit is now open. Please note that there is no registration fee to attend the Summit. 


We are no longer accepting proposals for the Fifth Annual Internationalization Summit. Successful submissions will be notified no later than 3 weeks after the submission deadline. More details on submitting proposals here. Please direct other questions to:


Online registration is open. Click here to register. Please note that there is no registration fee to attend the Summit. 

Related Readings

Following Hans de Wit and Fiona Hunter's amendment of Jane Knight's work, we define internationalization as: "the intentional process of integrating an international, intercultural or global dimension into the purpose, functions and delivery of post-secondary education, in order to enhance the quality of education and research for all students and staff, and to make a meaningful contribution to society" (Source:

Click here for an introductory reading on the broad concept of Internationalizing Higher Education in the U.S. through the lens of comprehensive internationalization as proposed by John Hudzik of the Association of International Educators (NAFSA, 2011).


If you are a representative of a regional university and you are interested in a more active partnership with us in planning the Summit, we would be happy to hear from you. Please contact the chair of the Internationalization Summit Steering Committee Casey Dinger, for more information. 

Also, if you would like to be added to the mailing list for the Internationalization Summit or if you have questions, please direct these communications to